The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yasseen, met with a delegation from Najaf Province Council to discuss ways of developing higher education institutions in the province.
The meeting included the discussion of the UOK’s scientific achievements, particularly its acquisition of the UNESCO Chair for Interreligious Dialogue Studies and what this great accomplishment significantly represents to both the university and the province.
The delegation consisted of the Head of the Provincial Council, Khudair Nima Al-Jubouri, and members of the council, Dr. Ali Al-Shimari and Kathim Al-Jelijawi. For their part, the guests stressed on the need to focus on higher education institutions, as well as research centers, due to the fact that they play an active role insupplying the community with competencies and specialized graduates.
Furthermore, their big role in implementing scientific research that would address the problems and challenges facing the Iraqi society at all levels.