The UOK organized a celebration for granting Nahij Al-Balagah Awards to the first three winners. The celebration was attended by the President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, and his Scientific Assistant, Prof. Dr. Asa’ad Al-Janabi, in addition to a number of deans, professors and students.
The president of the university confirmed that the celebration is an annual tradition sponsored by the university to focus on the legacy of Imam Ali (peace be upon him), hoping that other universities participate in the contest. Out of the 17 scientific participations, 5 won in the top three places from the universities of Kufa and Thi Qar. First place was awarded to Dr. Hakim Al-Kuraiti, while second place was jointly won by Dr. Sabah Anooz plus the author Jafar Baqir Al-Husseini. Third place was also jointly taken up by Dr. Abbas Al-Faham, and Dr. Abed Al-Hussein Abed Al-Ridha Al-Umri from the University of Thi Qar.