Holding the first conference for students returning from scholarship programs of the ministry of higher education and scientific research
Under the auspices of the minister of higher education and scientific research, the department of missions and cultural relations held its first conference for students returning from the scholarship programs of the ministry of higher education at the martyr (al-Hakim) hall at the university of Baghdad. The conference was attended by the minister of higher education and scientific research prof. Ali Mohamed Hussein al-Adeeb, the president of the university of Baghdad, Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussain Abdul Rasool, members of the council of the university of Baghdad, a large number of officials from various ministries and universities, as well as a large gathering of graduated students of scholarships and fellowships. The minister of higher education and scientific research prof. Ali al-Adeeb said the scholarship program, which was adopted by the ministry during the past three years, will be the main pillar for the reconstruction of the educational sector to bring it back to its prior position in order to bridge the scientific gap between Iraq and other developed countries. He added that the ministry when celebrating with an elite of its students who graduated from global universities asserts that Iraq is an a great need for his excellent sons to contribute in reconstructing and achieving a comprehensive development after years of war and destruction caused by the policies of the former regime that made Iraq an arena for conflicts with the other countries of the world. Al-Adeeb stated that the ministry is ready to stand by the scientific elites, as well as calling them to establish an association of graduated scholars to ensure communication and follow – up to be a mean for the transition to the society of knowledge in Iraq, to be a center of scientific, cultural and humanitarian radiation. The conference that carried the slogan (Investing minds and transferring knowledge to build a better future) aims at building bridges of communication and follow – up for the graduated students, knowing their needs to transfer the knowledge they gained in the donor countries and making use of them to serve Iraq.