Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 24 SEP 2018 10:59 Erbil, GMT +3

Prime Minister Barzani receives Secretary-General of Association of Arab Universities

FRI, 31 AUG 2018 15:18 | KRG Cabinet

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama, Secretary-General of the Association of Arab Universities and former Egyptien Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Prime Minister Barzani expressed the willingness of the Kurdistan Regional Government, its universities and other relevant institutions to collaborate with the Association of Arab Universities.

He stressed that improving the quality of higher education and universities is a main priority of the KRG.

Dr. Salama shed light on his visits to some universities in the Kurdistan Region and his meetings with their presidents. He expressed satisfaction with the quality of higher education of some universities in the Kurdistan Region.

He stressed that the Association of Arab Universities will continue its collaboration with the KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

The status of the higher education of universities in the Arab countries and ways of improving them were also discussed in the meeting.