The largest graduation celebration in Iraq and the Middle East
The largest celebrations of the graduation of the students of the university of Baghdad class no.57 which is called “Peace and Development” have been held on the playgrounds of the college of physical education in Al-Jadirriyya complex accompanied with the joys and songs of the graduates’ families and acquaintances .The representative of the president of Republic and the Prime Minister, Dr. Hussein Al-Shahristani , the minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research with the ministry senior acting Dr. Qasim Dos ,in addition to a number of ambassadors and leading personalities in the Iraqi Parliament and the government have attended the celebrations. The celebration started with the republic anthem then a verse from the Glorious Qur’an recited .After that a group of graduates walked in front of the officials stage and be fronted by a group who was holding the flags of the republic of Iraq with the republic logo and the logo of Baghdad university which is hold by a group of military college students and followed by groups who represent students of the different colleges of the university .Later, a group of professors stepped in and the audience with the students stood to greet them for their great role in graduating these different academic competent. Later on Dr.Hussein Al-Shahristani has delivered a speech in which he praised university of Baghdad (the Mother University) and its students and professors and explained how they are efficient in the society, referring to the exerted efforts of organizing the celebration and explaining at the same time the intention of the ministry in submitting all the ways and means to elevate university of Baghdad and the Iraqi universities, emphasizing that the ministry is going on in developing , improving and building the mind and following the academic approach in procedures because it creates the academic environment and the appropriate atmosphere of science and the proper study.
President of the university, Dr. Alaa’ Abdul Hussein has delivered a speech where he explained the role of the university in the society through its graduates and professors and he showed the great victories that the university fulfilled through the website which exceeds more than 19000 international university in the international standard classifications. Then ,Assistant Professor Dr. Osama Fadhal Abdullatif , the chief of the artistic committee ,has delivered the repetition of the ceremony of granting the certificate and the graduates repeated the oath of serving the beloved country ,Iraq. During the celebration , a lot of coloured balloons were set off to represent purity and followed by fireworks that expressed the joys and happiness of this occasion .The celebration included also many activities in addition to honouring the top students of the colleges and the university. The satellite and TV channels with numerous mass media have covered and broadcasted this large celebration .The administration of the website and the office of the satellite university channel have covered the preparations and the ceremony of the celebration and documented it with a set of photos and videos as well as made interviews with the top students and the organizers of the celebration and some audience.