[size=36]Al-Sudani agrees to launch the return to school initiative[/size]
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The National Security Advisory announced the contents of the “Return to Study” initiative, which Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani agreed to launch. While she confirmed that it was the first of its kind in Iraq, a government advisor pointed out that it would include 8,000 students in its first phase.
The Strategic Affairs Advisor at the National Security Chancellery, Saeed Al-Jayashi, said in a statement: “The Chancellery was the one that proposed the initiative to give a new opportunity to our young people who left school, and coordination was made with Imam Sadiq University, the Ministry of Education, and the Prime Minister’s Office, and the Prime Minister’s approval was obtained to adopt this initiative, and it will begin.” The year with students in the sixth year of external preparatory school as a first step.
He added, "Imam Sadiq University will receive in its branches in seven governorates the students of this initiative and will bear the costs of study, lectures, and everything related to the matter," noting that "the initiative will consist of free courses offered to young people who wish to enter the external preparatory study and take the baccalaureate exam."
He stated that "this initiative is being implemented for the first time in Iraq and is considered the result of the efforts of a group of institutions and gives a new message of service between the university and society."
In turn, the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Education, Adnan Al-Sarraj, said, “The (Return to Study) initiative, which was launched based on the approval of Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, seeks to bring back students who are unable to return to study in the final stages,” indicating that “the initiative includes study.” And preliminary exams.
He added, "This initiative enables students to qualify themselves through courses that will be run by specialists from all scientific and non-scientific specializations with the aim of giving them introductory courses and then courses to participate in final exams," noting that "the initiative includes, in the first place, eight thousand students from all over the world." All over Iraq, they will have the possibility to benefit from free study in general and absolutely, while providing all the requirements and needs of students through books, stationery, and providing means of transportation.”
his part, Assistant Dean of Imam al-Sadiq University, Haitham al-Alaq, confirmed that “this initiative, which was established by Imam Jaafar al-Sadiq University, peace be upon him, within a series of community initiatives offered by the university to serve the people of our dear country, includes giving remedial lessons to sixth-grade middle school students for several years.”
He stated that "the university officially launched the initiative," noting that "the initiative received the approval of Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, as well as the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naeem Al-Aboudi."