Two students from the University of Human
Development (UHD) were among a group of youths who participated in the
technology fair TECHFEST 2021 and awarded Certificate of Recognition by the
Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister Mr Qubad Talabani for their
innovative ideas. The award was given in a ceremony which was organised by the
Youths Department of the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office in Sulaymaniyah on 11th
Mr Rawaz Abdulrahman Faqe participated with International
Intelligent Traffic project idea and Ms Gashaw Omar Hussein with Hellohelthify
Mr Talabani gave a speech in which he said that
innovative ideas and technological development do not solely belong to the
developed countries. Those young people at the fair proved that there is
potential in Kurdistan for innovation and technological development, he said.
He also said that such development is very important for the growth and
expansion of the private sector hence for the economy – oil and gas are finite
resources and Kurdistan should find other sources for its economic development.