Maritime studies students prepare for the opening of the Grand Al-Faw Port
The first 12/07/2023
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Baghdad: Muhannad Abdul Wahab
The Strategic Planning Committee and follow-up of the implementation of the government program revealed sending students to study at the Arabian Gulf Academy for Maritime Studies in preparation for the opening of the Grand Al-Faw Port at the end of 2025.
Committee member Amer Abdul Jabbar said, in an interview with “Al-Sabah”: He “sought to provide Consultation with Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, regarding the qualification of students from the Arabian Gulf Academy for Maritime Studies, in preparation for the opening of the Grand Al-Faw Port at the end of 2025 or the beginning of 2026,” indicating that “the Ministry of Transport sent 100 students to maritime transport, and 100 students to the port company, in addition to sending students to Arabian Gulf Academy of Basra Oil.
Abdul-Jabbar explained that "the government needs to combine the expertise of experienced leaders and cadres with young cadres who have qualified from the academy in the near future," noting that "the need requires the appointment of Iraqi cadres to study at the state's expense."
Abdul-Jabbar called for “amending the budget law and using the center’s 2005-2006-2007 courses of students at state expense, graduates of the Maritime College in the last session, graduates of the Ports Institute, graduates of the College of the Sea, and graduates of the Academy of Science and Technology in Egypt.”
He pointed out that "all these students studied at the state's expense, and it is supposed to expedite amending their article in the budget and appoint them at the beginning of next year, so that there is enough time for them to have the required experience, and with the presence of old experiences, an integrated team emerges to manage the large Al-Faw port under Iraqi leadership."
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