The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naeem Al-Aboudi, discussed with the Oxford Center for Islamic Studies (OCIS) in the United Kingdom, cooperation in the fields of scientific research.
A statement by the Ministry of Education stated, "The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naeem Al-Aboudi, visited the Oxford Center for Islamic Studies (OCIS), which includes representatives of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom."
It added, "The founding director of the Oxford Center and a member of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford University, Farhan Ahmed Nizami, welcomed the visit of the Minister of Higher Education, Naim Al-Aboudi, and his accompanying delegation, which includes the Undersecretary for Scientific Research Affairs, Haider Abd Dhahd, the President of the University of Baghdad, Munir Al-Saadi, and the President of Anbar University, Mushtaq Talib, the Chairman of the Committee of Deans of Medical Faculties in Iraq, Anis Khalil Nayel, and the cultural advisor, Muhammad Hamza Abdul-Sada Al-Hashemi.
It pointed out that "the Minister of Education was briefed on the work of the center, which is concerned with disciplines with a cultural perspective of contemporary Islamic civilization and societies, and the workspace in which interested students and academics coming to Oxford are active to join scholarship programs, fellowships, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibitions and academic events."
The statement indicated that "the Iraqi delegation, headed by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naeem Al-Aboudi, discussed tracks of cooperation in the fields of scientific research, grants and fellowships that open the way for the exchange of experiences and the promotion of specialized scientific research trends that study Islamic culture, its societies and civilized environments."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency