On Wednesday, the 19th of October, 2016, Gen. Natheer Goran, Director of the Military Academy in Zakho, visited the university of Zakho with a delegation which was warmly welcomed by the president of the university, Assist. Prof. Dr. Lazgin Abdi Jameel, along with vice presidents and deans of the faculties and colleges of UOZ.
Gen. Goran expressed his pleasure to witness the progress of development of the academic education in Kurdistan region especially at the university of Zakho as it has gained a good ranking among the universities of the region. He also talked about the importance of this university due to the strategic and economic significance of this area and as it can develop the committee of Zakho. Accordingly the university has to make a greater effort in the educational field. In addition, Assist. Prof. Dr. Lazgin Abdi Jameel pointed out the important role of the government of Kurdistan region and the Ministry of Education in supporting and assisting the university.