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H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi: The secret of our strength lies in our ability to overcome difficulties






March  -21-2018

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi said that the secret of our strength lies in our ability to overcome difficulties, nations are overcome challenging successfully is not done in a way covered with flowers.
This came during his Excellency has chaired, today a meeting with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research's high researchers, the heads of public and private universities and a number of teachers.
His Excellency has added that our people are now harvesting the fruits of their sacrifices in gaining the great victory, Which did achieved by the brave fighters and the unity of the country, avoiding the shadow of the division by the power of law and respect for diversity, Pointing out that this victory is the outcome of the steadfastness of the fighters and the sacrifices of the martyrs and a result of every Iraqi stand in his work, Praising the continuation of universities to its work despite the threat to the country.
Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has said that the procedures of extending the federal authority came from our view that Iraq is one and the wealth should be distributed fairly among the Iraqis with their different affiliations and diversity.
Prime Minister has said that while preserving the independence of universities and it should be effective in society, standing away from politicization and exploitation of political and electoral platforms.
His Excellency has warned from transformation of universities to the financial gain neglecting quality, scientific standards and the need of society.
Prime Minister has called on the universities get benefit from the competencies, capabilities, and expertise of the Iraqi academic and scientific at home and abroad, who are the circumstances exiling them far away from their country, And to focus on the integrity and reputation of universities and improve their level in the rankings.
On the foreign policy of Iraq, His Excellency has stressed that we have established normal and balanced relations with all the neighboring countries and the region to preserve the interests of our people, our country, standers on the basis of respect the sovereignty, the exchange of interests and search for participants instead of conflicts which destroyed the region.
They have discussed the reality of universities in Iraq, projects, needs, requirements of future plans and related to rights and privileges.
At the end of the meeting, His Excellency has received from the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research the document of the fulfillment of Iraq's full commitment to the demolition of the remnants of chemical weapons.

Media office of the prime minister
March -21- 2018