Sulaimani Forum 2016: Opening

The fourth annual Sulaimani Forum was hosted by The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) and the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) on March 16-17, 2016. 

The Forum opened with welcoming remarks from IRIS Director, Christine van den Toorn, and the Chairman of the AUIS Board of Trustees, Dr. Barham Salih

The keynote speech was delivered by H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, who welcomed all attendees at the Sulaimani Forum and congratulated the university for successfully holding the forum for the fourth time.

The Foreign Affairs Minster of Iraq, Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, concluded the opening ceremony by giving a brief speech on the importance of diversity and co-existence by fighting new forms of terrorism.

Read more about the opening of the Sulaimani Forum.

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