Leicester University Pro VC Speech at Soran

Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Martin Haliwell

Martin Halliwell: signing these contracts is an important development in academic relationships between Soran University and Leicester University.

"Professor Martin Halliwell" in the ceremony of signing a scientific contractwith Soran University, in his capacity of pro vice chancellor of Leicester University, delivered a speech.

At the beginning of his speech Dr Halliwell declared that this contract is an important development in academic relationships between Soran University and Leicester University. Later on he mentioned the importance of HCDP (Human Capacity Development Program). He also revealed that Leicester University currently has 100 Kurdish students, and when they return to Kurdistan they will have a significant role in higher education development and academic affairs.

In other part of his speech he dwelled on the importance of opening the Research Centre of Natural Resources, which Leicester University will manage in partnership with SoranUniversity. At the end of his speech he appreciated the efforts of both, the president of Soran University and the administration staff, and stated that if there were not these continued efforts, this work would not come to fruition.

Translator: Roshna Rashid

Photo:Abdulla Ahmed

Summary: with signing some scientific contracts, Soran University and Leicester University will strengthen their academic relations.