The Kurdish Language Department of the College of Languages, with the cooperation of the General Directorate of Culture and Arts in Duhok Governorate, held a symposium on ,“The Reality of Translation in the Bahdinan Region, and the Difficulties It Faces”, on Wednesday, 22/12/2021 ,at Nawroz Hall, inside the university campus. At first, the president of the university, Dr. Abdulwahab Khalid Mosa, welcomed the others participants and attendees. Then, he spoke about the importance of translation, its essential role in passing on culture between people, and pointed out the role of the university in this field, especially conducting activities that would support translation . Later on, the Director of Culture and Arts in Duhok expressed his happiness and gratitude with this outstanding cooperation.
After the speech was over, three different lectures on translation were presented. The first lecture was delivered by the writer Shamal Akarayi, which was concerned with the levels of translators. The second was given by Dr. Hawar Ballo, in which he spoke about translating texts from original and secondary sources. And the last lecture was given by Dr. Yaser Hassan from Nawroz University on meta-criticism of translation.