The first stone laying ceremony

In the Suleimaniah province, Kurdistan, SABIS® was present on July 14, 2009 for the laying of the foundation stone of its newest member school. This endeavor falls in the framework of the 3-year educational project that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and SABIS® Educational Services have embarked on to raise the standards of education in Kurdistan. This cooperation has already reaped success with the establishment of private and public-private schools in Kurdistan, as well as a SABIS® University.

The school's foundation stone laying ceremony was held in the presence of the First Lady of Iraq, Mrs. Hero Talibani, the KRG Prime Minister, Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, the Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Berham Salehi, as well as other government and partisan officials.

During the ceremony, Prime Minister Barzani praised the endeavor, "It is yet another start of a successful International School of Choueifat in Suleimaniah and soon in Dohuk. I am pleased with the results achieved by SABIS® in Kurdistan as SABIS® is helping to build the human capacity of the Kurdish people."