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Roundtable with Ambassador of Iraq to Japan and Sulaymania University faculty and students


A group of 14 lecturers and students from the University of Sulaymania in Iraq attended the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremonies this year.


On Monday, 7 August UNITAR hosted the group for a photo exhibition and documentary projection and a talk given by the Ambassador of Iraq to Japan H.E. Ghanim Al-Jumaily and Q&A.


The group also performed a play on the city of Halabja on 7 August.


Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Ambassador of Iraq to Japan

Dr. Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Ambassador of Iraq to Japan, holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (1987), an MS in Optics, University of Arizona (1983) and a BS in Physics, University of Baghdad (1974). Ambassador Al-Jumaily is a former scientist who holds two patents in the field of optical communications. He also has had experience working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), participating in projects designed to explore Mars and Saturn. He took his appointment as Ambassador to Japan in July 2004