On Tuesday the 3rd of March 2015, the KRG Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Yousif Gorran, visited the University of Zakho and was cordially welcomed by the Council of the University of Zakho, led by the President of the University of Zakho, Asst. Prof. Dr. Lazgin Abdi Jamil, in order to have an overview over the situation of the University and its scientific development.
At the beginning of the visit, the Minister took a walking tour of the campus, in particular the scientific departments (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Departments) and was given a description of the respective buildings by the members of the University Council. Afterwards, two presentations were given; the first one by the Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Postgraduate Studies, Prof. Dr. Omar Al-Habib about the situation of the university and its scientific progress. The second presentation was given by Asst. Prof. Dr. Yaseen T. Mustafa, the Director of the Information and Communication Technology Center at the University of Zakho. The subject of this presentation was the technological system and thus the progress of the University of Zakho.
Furthermore, the KRG Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Yousif Gorran, held a special meeting with the Council of the University of Zakho. Finally the KRG Minister was focusing on the importance of the scientific progress within the Kurdistan Region and also congratulated the University of Zakho for their rapid progress, after the announcement of the university for years ago.