New State University Opens in Kurdistan

AKnews report that a new state-run university was officially opened in Halabja yesterday, 81 km southeast of Sulaimaniya.

Speaking at a press conference, university director Khasraw Abdullah told reporters that the institute’s single college – offering courses in Islamic sciences, languages and sports – had been up and running for six months already before yesterday’s formal opening ceremony.

Abdullah said that the new university has already secured 28 post-graduate places in Salahaddin and Sulaimaniya universities for 2011-2012.

(Source: AKnews)

 

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