At about 10 a.m. on the 21st January 1961, Maj. Gen. Abdul Karim Qassim, prime?
Notices about the film.
-Arrival of Maj. Gen. Abdul Karim Qassim to the hall, he was welcomed by the Dean of the Baghdad University Dr. Abdul Jabbar Abdullah and high ranking army officers.
-Leader is seen in his cabin saluting the crowds.
-Leader delivers his speech.
-Staff Brigadier Ismail Al-Aref, minister of education delivers his speech.
-Dean of Baghdad University Dr. Abdul Jabbar Abdullah delivers his speech.
-Leader delivers a short speech from his cabin prior to his leaving the hall.
-General view of the University symbol.
-Guests leaving the hall.
-General view of hall where the meeting hold.
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Background: At about 10 a.m. on the 21st January 1961, Maj. Gen. Abdul Karim Qassim, prime minister and commanding in chief of the Iraq Armed Forces inaugurates the first Scientific Congress at Al-Sha'ab hall, the inaugural session was attended by a number of cabinet ministers, high ranking army officers, high ranking government officials also prominent guests were present.
For further details of the speech of Maj. Gen. Qassim please see the cutting attached herewith of the Iraq Times paper.