Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says education is the key to success and progress in Kurdistan.
Prime Minister Barzani says, development and prosperity are achieved through the advancement of Kurdistan’s education system.
Mr. Barzani made the statement during a special ceremony held on Tuesday in Erbil to honor top students for 2015-2016 academic year in the Kurdistan Region.
In a speech during the event, Prime Minister Barzani congratulated honor roll students and their families. He thanked teachers and the Ministry of Education for concluding a successful academic year.
In the ceremony, the Prime Minister awarded the honor roll students and wished them a continued success.
For this year’s academic year, more than 300,000 high school seniors and ninth grade students participated in theministerial exams at more than 5,000 centers. More than 60,000 teachers and observers supervised the process.