The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, discussed with an official of scientific cooperation program with the Iraqi universities in the United States , the possibility of connecting the Iraqi universities to scientific research at U.S. universities .
The Director-General of Scholarships and Cultural Relations Dr. Baha I. Kadhum said that the ministry discussed with the responsible of the scientific cooperation programs with Iraqi universities in the United States Professor Pal ,the possibility of connecting Iraqi universities with the scientific research of U.S. universities in order to enhance the reality of higher education in Iraq .
He added that it will be coordinated with telecommunications networks to provide a package for transmission of information among universities without using for the basic environment of Internet that costs huge amounts of money as well as slow ."
Also, Dr Baha added that the meeting dealt with identifying the cooperation priorities in the scientific research field with Iraqi universities such as renewable energy , agriculture, environment , waters and natural resources management.
For his part, Professor Pal expressed his country's readiness for promoting the educational and research cooperation in various scientific fields with the educational institutions in Iraq.