A delegation from the Yazda organization visits CUE

On Sunday, May 23, 2021, a delegation from the Yazda organization visited the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) to strengthen cooperation and get acquainted with the CUE campus.

The delegation was headed by Mr. Jameel Chomer and accompanied by Ms. Viyan Darwish, and Ms. Adeeba. The delegation was welcomed by Fr. Dankha Joola, the Executive Vice-Chancellor for Administration of CUE, and Ms. Vida Hanna, the Director of Public and International Relations of CUE.

During the meeting, both sides asserted the importance of collaboration, especially in terms of providing study opportunities for the Yezidi people who have suffered repression and violence. Following the meeting, the delegation met with the Yezidi students who are currently studying at the Catholic University in Erbil to discuss their needs and requirements.

Furthermore, the delegation were taken on a tour around the CUE campus to be made familiarized with university teaching facilities. In the end, the delegation expressed their gratitude to the CUE for helping the Yezidis and providing them with all the needed facilities to carry on their studies. From his side, Fr. Dankha Joola extended special thanks for the delegation’s kind visit and assured that the university will always help the underprivileged people and grant them studying opportunities.