2 years ago
United Kingdom Member of Parliament, Robert Halfon, visited
UKH as part of a regular visit to the Kurdistan Region.
In a meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mohammed Mochtar,
Mr Halfon expressed the UK?s willingness to develop educational links with UKH,
as an independent educational institute.
Mr. Halfon praised the educational standards of UKH which
have led to a very high employment rate of UKH graduates. He also had a brief
discussion with several undergraduate students on issues pertaining to
education, gender equality and UK-Kurdistan relations.
Mr. Halfon is a member of the All Parliamentary Group on
Kurdistan, and currently the Chair of the House of Commons Education Select
Committee. He was the Minister of State for Higher Education, Skills,
Apprenticeships and Careers in the Department of Education between 2016 and