On the day of Baghdad university… the triumph of science and pen
Coinciding with the birth of the commander of the faithful, big celebration of the university’ day
Coinciding with the anniversary of the birth of the commander of the faithful, Ali ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him), our university has set up a big celebration in its day which is the largest in the Arab world and the Middle East. The minister of higher education and scientific research has sponsored and attended the celebration, who confirmed the quest and interest of the ministry to have university of Baghdad at developed and advanced ranks globally with leading universities in the world. Prof. Dr. Alaa’ Abdul-Hussein president of the university of Baghdad attended with a number of members of the Iraqi parliament, deans of colleges, institutes and directors of centers and scientific and administrative departments at the university with a large number of students. The celebration has included more activities and events like movies and theatrical shows, book fairs and plastic and photographic arts, products of university colleges of agriculture, pharmacy, dentistry, education, arts, mass media, fine arts and the rest of the colleges.
Mr. Ali al-Adeeb, minister of higher education and scientific research has delivered an important speech on this occasion, started with the blessing of scientists, researchers and the audience with the anniversary of the birth of the door of the knowledge city, Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (peace be on him) who enriched the humanity with the science of great prophet Muhammad (may Allah bless him and his family), reviewing more sayings of imam Ali in the field of science and scientists and his role in insight and enlightenment. His Excellency has reviewed in his speech many of the major achievements in the reality of the Iraqi education noting also that his ministry seeks for development of education through the development of infrastructure in the establishment of many scientific institutions and new universities, as well as the establishment of centers and scientific fields, including the city of Baghdad TV, which is the first in the Middle East and the Arab world, as well as the establishment of water city to include the research centers, especially to aquatic organisms. Then, the minister has inaugurated a tremendous amount of science fairs for colleges, centers and academic departments, as well as attending the celebrations of the university stadiums and competitions students, equestrian, hang gliding and sport games. He also opened more private science fairs of colleges of medicine, agriculture, dentistry, pharmacy and exhibition of occupations which the department of studies and planning of presidency of the university has held. President of the university of Baghdad has delivered a speech welcoming the participants and the audience and has thanked His Excellency the minister for his sponsorship and interest in science and our university. Furthermore he has explained the role played by our university to provide the society with energies, reviewing the scientific achievements of the university and its global rankings within the international rankings of universities like Webometrics or QS. Our website team has documented the big celebration with a set of photographs and videos of the activities of this important day.