Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Visits CUE

On Sunday, March 28 th, 2021, the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) was visited by
a delegation from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

The delegation was represented by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Dr.
Abdul Fattah Abdul Razzaq, besides two other delegates, Prof. Dr. Dawood
Atrooshi, the Director of Projects Department, and Mr. Sarteeb Khalis, the
Director of the Post Graduate Studies Department.

The MoHESR delegation was welcomed by the Chancellor and Head of Board of
Trustees of CUE, His Grace, Archbishop Bashar Warda, the President, and Vice-
Chancellor of CUE, Assist. Prof. Dr. Riadh Francis, and the Director of Public and
International Relations of CUE, Ms. Vida Hanna.

During the visit, the delegation met with several students and staff members of
CUE and discussed their needs and obstacles in the academic field.

Furthermore, the Deputy Minister expressed his gratitude and pleasure for the existence of this
university in the Kurdistan Region for that it symbolizes the diversity, tolerance,
and coexistence in Kurdistan Region, above and beyond providing a high-quality
level of education.

The delegation members, then, were taken through a tour
around the CUE campus and expressed their admiration for the entire campus.

Finally, Archbishop Warda extended thanks to Dr. Abdul Fattah Abdul Razzaq and
the delegates for their precious visit and their efforts in developing the CUE and
the education as a whole.