The UOK held a celebration on the occasion of its twenty seventh anniversary, which coincided with the final day of the Fifth Annual Cultural Week. The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, pointed out the steps and scientific achievements accomplished by the university, at the level of expanding its ties with international universities in developed countries. In addition to sending many university students on scholarships to the US, Britain and some European countries to develop their scientific skills and uplift the teaching staff at the university.
The ceremony was attended by the Scientific Representative of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Fuad Qasim Mohammed, as well as many prominent scientific and academic figures. The day was festive with many artwork and the finale of the “Bank of Information Contest” between the UOK and the University of Muthana. The Faculty of Physical Planning also participated with a play performed by the faculty students entitled “With Our Mothers’ Sights We Eliminate Terrorism”.
Also during the ceremony, prizes and certificates were awarded to winners and participants in the theater work, paintings, sculptures, exhibitions and other activities which were displayed during the seven days of the cultural week.