The Rector of the Erbil Polytechnic University Prof. Dr. Erdees Muhamad Tahir Harki, accompanied by a delegation of the world universities Council, which consisted of Dr. Orhan Hikmat Azizoglu, the President of the Council of International Universities, Dr. Kamran Younis Mohammed Amin, the Rector of Salahaddin University, Dr. Nuredin Ismail, the Erbil Medical University Rector, Dr. Sherwan Sharif Qurtas, the Rector of Soran University, and Dr. Ahmad Dzeyi, the Rector of Bayan University.

In the meeting, the guest delegation briefed on the situation of universities, the academic centers and the scientific development level in the region. They also appreciated President Barzani’s concern that he continuously supported the Kurdistan Regional Government’s universities and academic centers in the past thirty years.

The meeting attendees also exchanged views on the role of universities and scientific centers in promoting various dimensions of the Kurdish community and raising the level of understanding and education of individuals.