Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq Visits AUIS

A delegation of the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research visited the AUIS Campus on Saturday November 5, 2016.

The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Reseearch of Iraq, Dr. Abdul Razak Abdul Jalil Al-Essa, visited the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) on Saturday November 5, 2016. He was accompanied by a delegation of senior officials from both the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The delegation was received by Dr. Barham Salih, member of the AUIS Board of Trustees, and AUIS President Bruce Walker Ferguson. The visitors attended a meeting with the President and members of the Board, where they discussed higher educational issues, as well as national accreditation for AUIS.  

The delegation later met with some faculty members over lunch. Dr. Al-Essa also had a chance to have a short discussion with AUIS students after lunch. Dr. Barham Salih and Professor Bruce Ferguson gave a tour of the campus and facilities to the Minister and the visiting delegation at the end of their visit.