Baghdad – INA
The Parliamentary Culture and Information Committee on Wednesday discussed with the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities the legislation of the unified ministry.The aim of the draft law of the unified ministry is to enable the ministry to move in the right direction to promote the culture and tourism facilities, and to take care of archaeological sites and other issues on the agenda.
The committee decided to support the cultural reality in order to change its course towards the qualitative leapfrogs that have taken place in the region and the world to promote and renew intellectual culture in all fields, especially the issue of combating extremist ideas to end its presence in the country.
President of the Republic Barham Salih received on Saturday a cable of condolence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the tragedy of the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul.
The short-lived animation film "Maazofti" produced by the Media Directorate of the popular mobilization forces on Tuesday won the first gold prize at the Human Rights Festival