The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research presents awards to two students of Erbil Polytechnic University

On Tuesday, the 31st of January 2023, the Rector of Erbil Polytechnic University, Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Aram Mohammed Qadir presented awards to students of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) universities who participated in the Huawei ICT competition and won the second place in the Middle East.

In a meeting where the Deputy Minister, the Presidents of Erbil Polytechnic, Salahaddin and Lebanese French Universities, the representatives of Huawei in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, the advisors and general directors of the Ministry were present the Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister received the students. He also congratulated the organizers of the competition for providing a suitable environment for the students to showcase their scientific abilities in the fields of information technology and communications.

It is worth mentioning that the participants of the competition in the Kurdistan Region consisted of students from the Erbil Polytechnic University(EPU), Salahaddin-Erbil University, and French Lebanese University (LFU). One team of the attendees won second place and the others could win the seventh grade. Four out of six students in both teams are students of the Kurdistan Regional Government universities.

Finally, Dr. Aram Mohammed Qadir presented prizes and the honorary certificates to the students attended the competition and expressed his gratitude towards the lecturers’ sincere working and the universities attended the competition.

Erbil Polytechnic University and Barzani Charitable Foundation emphasize the importance of coordination between them

the Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki accompanied by Asst. Prof. Dr. Nageb Toma Bato, Vice Rector for Scientific Affairs and Higher Education, and Prof. Dr. Yousif Mustafa Rasul the Vice Rector for Student Affairs visited the Barzani Charity Foundation and were welcomed by Mr. Musa Ahmad, the Foundation President.

In a meeting where the Head of Marketing Department of the Erbil Technical Administrative College Dr. Sherzad Mahdi was available, the attendees discussed the importance of technical education in the Kurdistan Region and both sides agreed to pay attention to the colleges and departments of technical universities in general and Erbil Polytechnic University in particular as its graduates serve as central cadres.

In this meeting they also discussed the need to implement joint projects between the two parties and emphasized the participation of the Barzani Charity Foundation in the activities of our university and benefit from the experience of our university graduates that will create job opportunities for them.

At the end of the meeting, both sides agreed to continue and further develop their relationships that will be a step to further serve the students and our university alumni.

Erbil Polytechnic University In Collaboration With UNESCO And ILO Will Conduct A Training Course In Erbil Castle

On Tuesday, the 17th of January 2023, the starting ceremony of the training course on the development of the cultural heritage of the Erbil Castle was held in the presence of representatives of the Erbil Polytechnic University and project partners consisting of UNESCO and ILO.

This project is dedicated to refugee youth and Kurdistan youth for human development, which is funded by the European Union under the supervision of UNESCO and ILO and the course is conducted by the Erbil Polytechnic University lecturers.

More than 40 people in two groups will attend the course. who are supervised by Dr. Afaf Yousef Nuri and Mr. Soran Khorani, which will last for 20 days. At the end of the course, the participants will be awarded certificates approved by the Erbil Polytechnic University.

Erbil Polytechnic University in collaboration with the Ministry of Reconstruction and Tishk International University Fulfilled a Training Course

On Tuesday, December 17, 2023, in the presence of the Rector of the University, Prof. Idris Mohammed Tahir Harki, Minister of Reconstruction and Housing Dana Abdulkarim, President of Tişk International University Idris Hadi, Erbil Governor Omid Khoshnaw and a number of government officials, in the meeting hall of the General Directorate of Roads and Reconstruction of Erbil held the closing ceremony of an engineering course that was opened for engineers of the Ministry of Reconstruction.

In his speech, the Rector congratulated the supervisors and participants of the course and said that Erbil Polytechnic University is always ready to work together and assist government institutions in various fields to improve the scientific level and skills of local employees to serve Kurdistan.

In the ceremony, the Minister of Reconstruction and Housing delivered a speech in which he expressed his pleasure for opening such courses and thanked the supervisors of the course and emphasized on more coordination and joint work between the Ministry of Reconstruction and Housing and Kurdistan universities especially engineering colleges. He said: “Many important projects in Kurdistan, especially roads, are carried out by the Ministry of Reconstruction and Housing, which makes the role and influence of universities continue to play an important role in providing technical assistance to engineers supervising projects.

Erbil Polytechnic University jointly with Tishk International University supervised the course that lasted for three months in which 70 engineers of this ministry attended and the lectures were presented by 10 lecturers of both universities. At the end of the ceremony, graduation certificates were awarded to the engineers and honorary certificates were awarded to the teachers.