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Al- Ajili / Cooperation with Hawaii University

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abd Thiab al- Ajili has confirmed that Iraqi Higher Education is looking forward to expanding cooperation with international universities with the  aim of making use of their expertise in developing the educational sector and other institutions in the country. During his meeting with number of professors in Hawaii […]

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Education Minister in Kurdistan, Iranian Consul Tackle Academic Relations

The minister of education in Iraq’s Kurdistan has discussed with the Iranian consul in the region means of boosting bilateral relations and exchanging academic expertise. The Iranian official has expressed his country’s readiness to receive university professors and students from the region and to activate cooperation agreements between the two sides. ( Aswat Al Iraq […]

Iraq, Turkey Consider Cultural, Scientific Cooperation

Iraqi Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research Abad Dhayyab al-Ojaili discussed with Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Ankara on Friday means to further cultural and scientific cooperation between the two sides, the ministry’s information director said on Saturday. “Minister Ojaili and President Gul signed memorandums of understanding to exchange experience and offer studying chances […]

Iraqi Minister in Estonia over Electronic Government

The Iraqi minister of science and technology has discussed with the head of the Estonian Parliament the recent developments in the electronic government project. “During his visit to Estonia, Minister Raid Fahmi Jahid discussed with the Estonian minister of economic affairs and telecommunications and the head of the Estonian Parliament the latest scientific and technological […]

Over ID21bn to Renovate Iraqi Universities

The Ministry of Finance has allocated more than 21 billion Iraqi dinars to renovate the academic departments in Iraqi universities. “The amount earmarked for universities in the 2010 budget is approximately seven times the figure in last year’s budget (ID3 billion),” according to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. According to Finance […]

Karbala Wants More Money for New Schools

Karbala province wants to get more money to build new schools. “There are certain requirements for the educational process to succeed,” Abdulhameed al-Safar, the Karbala education director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Saturday. He said that some classes in Karbala embrace more than 70 students in each. “Karbala needs 70 new school buildings this […]

Basra Council to Build International Research Centers

The provincial council in Basra has agreed with companies to build international research centers and to bring in foreign experts to train Iraqi personnel, a local official said on Sunday. “The centers will be in the areas of planning, health, electricity and construction…,” an official from the local reconstruction committee, Mostafa Atiya, told Aswat al-Iraq […]