The University of Dijla hosted the technical meeting of the Iraqi Universities Championship in chess for boys and girls on Saturday, 9/3/2019, organized by the student activities department at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The Championship was, hosted by the University of Technology, Dijlah University College and Al-Esraa College for the period from 9-13 / 3/2019 and on the playgrounds of the University of Technology. The participating teams were of (43) private and governmental Colleges and Universities. The student teams participating in Chess Championship were (64), (42) boys and (22) girls and the participating teams of the Ground Tennis Championship for girls were (19).
The meeting, which was attended by the heads of delegations of the participating universities and colleges, began with a welcome speech by Dr. Abdul-Elah Naji Rashid the representative of the Dijlah University College, the scientific advisor to the college. He expressed his happiness to host this distinguished university student forum, wishing the participated delegations pleasant staying in Baghdad.
Prof. Hossam Al-Mumin, Director of Students Activities at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, delivered a speech in which he stressed the keenness of the department to complete all the items of the curriculum, which was approved earlier in regard to all sports, scouts, arts and educational activities. He pointed out that greater attention should be paid by the universities to the completion of administrative aspects, in order to allow the organizing committees to work on the organizational matters related to the activities.