Nov 2016

His Excellency in IIE conference

On 22/06/2011 His excellency Professor Dlawer A. Ala`Aldeen the minister of higher education and scientific research participated in the international conference on new trends and models in higher education held in Erbil. The conference was to discuss higher education in Iraq, pointing out the main obstacles for the future and the path of reform of this vital sector.

Influential figures from Higher Education from Iraq, the KRG, and foreign establishments attended the conference which was organized by The American International Institute of Higher Education, IIE.
In his speech, Professor Dlawer praised the organizers of the conference and warmly greeted all participants. He also said that such events are very important for the development and investment of higher education in the region and perfectly matches the ultimate goals and efforts of the ministry.

His Excellency shed light on some of the goals of the ministry; establishing links between higher education institutes of the region with centers of excellence around the globe. Furthermore, to encourage Iraqi scientists abroad to return home to share the knowledge they have acquired in order to aid the development of higher education in Kurdistan.

Professor Dlawer also briefed the audience with the latest programs and plans of the ministry. Their objectives are to continue the radical changes in the administrative and business sectors within higher education. As well as being to achieve a more transparent Master’s and Doctorate application system.