In the presence of the President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yasseen, and a number of scientific, religious and cultural figures, the UOK kicked off its Seventh Cultural Week. The week will include artistic, literary and sporting events, as well as awareness, guidance, and other lectures by a number of researchers and professors about encirclement of the sectarian crisis.
During the opening ceremony, Dr. Yasseen stated that the university is seeking interest in youth energy and the development of scientific talents. Stressing on the need for attention to the great victories achieved by the security forces and the heroes of the popular crowd. From such activities, the university seeks to shed light on extra-curricula activities and student potentials and talents, in addition to encouraging students to take part in the activities and display their hidden abilities.
For his part, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the week, Mr. Hadi Hannon, confirmed that the activities of the first day included a theatrical performance by students of the Faculty of Education entitled (Mothers in Wartime), as well as a second performance by student of the English Department at the Faculty of Arts entitled (Mirror). Furthermore, guests witnessed the opening of a number of art galleries and photo exhibitions for martyrs of the popular crowd.