The President’s Assistant for Scientific Affairs, Prof. Dr. Asa’ad Al-Janabi, met with a delegation from the Department of Cultural Affairs at the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali. The meeting addressed the idea of opening up joint cultural centers and establishing a branch for the Library of Imam Ali Holy Shrine at the university.
Dr. Al-Janabi emphasized that the projects include opening up a joint integrated cultural center for scientific research and translation, under the name “Imam Ali (AS) Center”. Furthermore, a branch for the Imam Ali Library and many more projects are still under negotiation. For their part, members of the delegation expressed their desire to expand the prospects of cooperation with the UOK in any way that may help serve Najaf province.
It is worth mentioning that the UOK had previously established many cultural projects in collaboration with the holy shrines, including book exhibitions and Quranic competitions.