President Meets with UNESCO's Director-General

2019/09/26

His Excellency the President received today Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on the sidelines of the UNGA meetings in New York City.

President Salih hailed the important role that is played by International Organization in the preparation of plans and programs, aiming at strengthening education in Iraq.

UNESCO's efforts also are appreciated by the President for inscribing Babylon in the archaeological site of the World Heritage Site.

During the meeting, both sides discussed the cooperation between Iraq and the Organization in the field of preservation of cultural and humanitarian heritage, further UNESCO's role in restoring the looted Iraqi antiquities and the need to boost the protection of antiquities.    




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