Magnificent graduation ceremony and promising forearms to build home
Thanks and blessings to our Almighty God, few minutes age a great celebration was held at University of Baghdad for the 59th students graduation session “by our students and holy sacred popular crowd, we protect and build Iraq” at the stadium of the faculty of physical education in Jadiriyah complex. This event was attended by representatives of President, Prime Minister and the minister of higher education and scientific research, Dr. Abdul Razzaq Al-Essa as well as a number of ambassadors, mayor of Baghdad, commander of Baghdad operations and some Iraqi parliament and government figures.
The ceremony was opened anthem and reciting Qur’anic verses, then watching the march of professors and graduates where His Excellency the minister gave his speech and praised the role of Baghdad University in promoting community, noting the sincere efforts exerted in organizing this celebration and he stated that the ministry seeks to provide all means to upgrade University of Baghdad and all Iraqi universities. President of University of Baghdad, Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein shed light in his speech on the achievements reached at by our university and its leading role in the construction of human intellect since it is the biggest university in Iraq and the Middle East and the oldest in the Arab world that contributed in supporting great number of scientists, intellectuals, political leaders and international personalities such as presidents, ministers, heads of universities who graduated from it such as the former Indonesian president Abdul Rahman Waheed, Iraqi former president Jalal Talabani, former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki as well as many giants in literature, art, culture and politics. The graduation ceremony included several events such as honoring top students at the level of the colleges and the university. The rector, Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein months ago directed to form a preparatory committee to prepare all necessary means in order to succeed this academic celebration so as to provide the best picture of our sober university and the university website team accompanied these advance preparations and procedures. The graduate students, their accompanying families and others expressed their pleasure in this event that symbolized their delightful achievement.