Sponsored by the Humanitarian Nineveh Relief Organization (H.N.R.O), Al-Hamdaniya Directorate of Education held the grand annual sports festival for Alhamdaniya District Schools in Apr. 16, 2019 in Amu-Baba Stadium in Qaraqosh - Nineveh.
In its 2nd edition after the victory over ISIS, the festival began with a parade of the participating schools, followed by a welcoming speech by the head of Al-Hamdaniya Directorate of Education. As well as remarks by the General Director of the Nineveh Education.
The festival included different activities and competitions such as parading, track and field, gymnasium shows, etc. The participating schools came from different areas of Alhamdaniya District, with students and staff from different ethnic and religious backgrounds.
The festival was attended by the Commander of Nineveh Operations Maj. Gen. Najem Al-Jubouri, Mr. Amin Ibrahim Al-Fanash - Assistant Governor of Nineveh for Administrative Affairs, Mr. Wahid Farid Abdul Qader - Director General of Ninawa Education, Directors of Education Departments, Iraqi officials, Notables, Clergymen, and a large audience.