Monday 18 June 2018

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Iraq begins construction of Iranian university

BAGHDAD, Iraq, August 15, 2017

A project to build the first Iranian university in Iraq named ‘Al-Mustafa Al-Amin’ was launched at a ceremony in Kadhemein on Monday, a report said.

The university will house five faculties, including experimental sciences, humanities and Islamic sciences, Abdollah Hassani, head of university’s board of trustees and vice chancellor for administrative and financial affairs, was quoted as saying in the Irna report.

Faculties of literature, jurisprudence and law will be set up in the first stage of the project, he said.

Hassani further noted the university will be constructed over an area of 22,500 sq m and it is expected to host 3,000 students initially.

Meanwhile, Iran’s Cultural Office in Iraq was quoted as saying that the two neighbouring states have so far signed more than 50 scientific and academic memoranda of understanding and over 3,000 Iraqi students are studying in Iranian universities.

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