On the 30th April 2015, delegations from Soran University and the University of Leicester – which consisted of Dr Muslih Mustafa, President of Soran University, Dr Paul Boyle, Vice Chancellor of Leicester University, Dr Nahro Zagros, Vice President of Soran University for Scientific Affairs and Dr Rushdie Samad, Vice President of Soran University for Administrative and Financial Affairs - were received by Mr Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region and Dr Yusuf Goran, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
After expressing their gratitude for the warm welcome by the Prime Minister, the delegation explained and gave details of the very recent contract between the universities. The Prime Minister thanked and congratulated both universities for strengthening their academic relationships. He declared his cabinet’s support for the project and hoped that the project will include agriculture and tourism sectors as well.
Photos: Courtesy of KRG’s official webpage.