Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education launches university dormitory project in Baghdede, Nineveh Plains

BAGHDEDE, Iraq — The Ministry of Higher Education in Iraq has initiated a university dormitory project in the Nineveh Plains town of Baghdede. The foundation stone for this significant undertaking was laid on Tuesday with the esteemed presence of Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Mosul Mor Benedict Younan Hinno and Governor of Nineveh Najm al-Jubouri.

Spanning approximately one square kilometer, the project’s first phase has been successfully completed. It includes the construction of the main gates, whose design draws inspiration from the Ishtar Gate of the Babylonian and Syriac-Assyrian civilizations.

In his speech, Dr. Aqil Al-Araji, the President of the University of Baghdede, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the various official and local authorities who have lent their support to this remarkable project.

Established by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in 2014, the University of Baghdede comprises a Faculties of Education, Administration, and Economics. Furthermore, it offers postgraduate studies in the Department of Arabic Language and History, further enhancing its academic offerings and contributing to the region’s intellectual growth.