Dr. Yusuf Goran, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research regarding the significance of the polytechnic universities said, “We all have to know the reality that Now, Technical Study is so important than any other time for Country.”
The Initiation of the Ceremony
This announcement of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research was during releasing a speech in Tuesday Nov 1st of 2016 at the commencement day of Erbil Polytechnic University.
In the commencement day of the Erbil Polytechnic University in which was under the supervision of Dr. Yusuf Goran, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, numbers of public and private universities’ presidents, Kurdistan Union Teachers, governmental and political responsibilities, and the graduates’ families were present at the Majidi Land Park, Erbil. In the event, 4000 bachelor and diploma certificates were given to the students in 3 faculties and 8 technical institute at 37 specialized departments.
The ceremony started with coming graduates of colleges and institutes, university’s lecturers and staff. Then, some Quran verses were read and the audiences stood to send rest in peace to the martyrs of Kurdistan.
Be Optimistic to Future
In the event, Dr. Yusuf, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research released a speech and in the beginning he said, “I have my deep congratulations to the graduates of this round of your university and really glad that I am participating in this event and I ask the graduates to have full of hope and look optimistically to future to take part in Kurdistan’s rebuilding.”
The Graduates have to be in a continues contact with their Universities
In another part of the speech, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research pointed to the Alumni Center significantly and said, “Today in the eve of your graduation, I hope you will keep your contact with your university after the graduation and try to have harmony to arrange your tasks. I also hope your university will open the Alumni Center for more coordination.”
Technical study is important for our country
In continuing of his speech, Dr. Yusuf Goran, pointed to the importance of the polytechnic universities and said, “Erbil Polytechnic has a big role in the higher education system of Kurdistan Region in which allocate more space for the high school graduates till they be able to keep their studying continuing at its colleges and institutions. Oftentimes, the Polytechnic University had accepted students more than its actual capacity.” He added, “The curriculum of Polytechnic of Erbil is technical based system in which prepares students to the market of Region.” Dr. Yusuf Goran also said, “We all have to know that now the study of polytechnic is much more necessary than any other time for country. There are too many chances and fields of craftsmanship need to be developed and studied in the syllabus of polytechnic studies, because having infrastructure without superstructure create a gap on the way of developing Kurdistan.”
The Polytechnic Universities have to pay attention to the market
In his speech, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research said, “Markets power and economic system over the world are facing huge changes now. So, it is important for the polytechnic of Erbil pay attention to this aspect. It is important to have different research and training based on that. It is also important to have good relationship with private and public sectors and have your policy regarding the study and training at your university each year.”
Widen Practical Training with Private and Public Sector
In the speech Dr. Yusuf Goran said to the Polytechnic University of Erbil, “Try to have different internship programs with private and public sectors. You have to try to provide the opportunity of internship in other countries, as well. These types of harmony are so important for the market of human resources in which there will be created a situation of crystal-clear for all of us.” The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research hailed the Irex organization and Ministries’ Council and said, “I thank ministries’ council and Irex organization in which they have had various initiative to our universities. “
Try to widen international relationship
“Thanks your university that had a great number of international conference and your try to widen the international network deserves proud and hailing. Try to get the international trust to your programs. We are so happy that your university is in continues strife with the other polytechnic universities of Kurdistan to work on the way of fulfilling the Bolonia Process and facilitating your syllabus to be vis-à-vis with the international standards of education in which leads to make technical study jump forward.”
At the end of his speech, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research hailed the organizers of the event and thanked the staff and lecturers of the university to produce another generation of graduates. He also congratulated the families of the graduates.
In another part of the event, Dr. Kawa Sherwani, the Deputy- President of the Erbil Polytechnic University had a speech
The Bachelor and Diploma Certificates were given to the 4000 Graduates.
In event and after the official vows and based on the demand of deans of colleges and institutes, the university’s president gave diploma and bachelor certificates to 4000 students.
Top Students were given prize
The event was done its works by giving prize to the top students by Dr. Yusuf Goran, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and some other responsibilities.