The UOK witnessed the opening ceremony of the new building of the Faculty of Science at the university campus. The event was attended by the President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, his Scientific Assistant, Prof. Dr. Asa’ad Al-Janabi, and his Administrative Assistant, Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Sabar Najim. Among those who attended was Dr. Walid Al-Hili, a member of the Iraqi parliament, in addition to faculty professors and students.
The president of the university confirmed in his speech that the university purses and invests all its energy for the purpose of uplifting its constructional reality and providing suitable classrooms for its students. He also made reference to the obstacles and financial problems faced by the university in the completion of its investment plan, and stressing that the university is capable of coping with the problems facing its reconstruction process.
Also during the opening, Surat Al-Fatiha was read out for the soul of one of the students from the faculty who died tragically after an unfortunate traffic accident while crossing the street. The president of the university called out to all the departments in the province to cooperate with the university in order to build pedestrian bridges and organize traffic movement in front of university buildings so as to save the lives of students.