Iraqi presidency congratulates Sulymaniyah Museum on its 58th anniversary

18/7/2019 15:34:00

The Presidency of the Republic congratulated the Governor of Sulaymaniyah Haval Abu Bakr on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Sulaymaniyah Museum.


In a congratulatory message, the Iraqi presidency said: "We are pleased to express our sincere congratulations to you on the occasion of the 58th anniversary of the founding of the Sulaymaniyah Museum, which was founded on July 14, 1961 and reopened in 2000 by Jalal Talabani."


"The Sulaymaniyah Museum is the second largest museum in Iraq after the National Museum in Baghdad. It represents a clear indication of the bright history of the city of Sulaymaniyah, where it contains many rare artifacts and antiques, some of which date back to the prehistoric period," the presidency said.


"The role of this museum is to preserve the Iraqi heritage."



PUKmedia \ Baghdad


Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris

Thursday, Kurds saluted the seventh anniversary of the assassination of 3 Kurdish women activists in France.


The crime took place on January 9, 2013, targeting 3 female Kurdi...

»  3 Kurdish girls die in a fire in Norway
»  Kurdish teenager plays for several European football clubs

Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move

Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration, joined Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and discussed the Trump administration&rsquo...

»  INTERVIEW: Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed on security in North and East Syria
»  A political analyst: The subject of the disappeared will be raised for electoral campaigns

Coronavirus is controllable, Chinese Foreign Minister says

China has announced a drop in new cases from the coronavirus outbreak for a third consecutive day.


On Sunday, authorities reported 2,009 new cases and 142 more deaths nationw...

»  Munich Security Conference: NATO secretary general defends trans-Atlantic ties
»  Remembering President Mam Jalal's historical pleading