School year is to begin on September 13.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has announced that Saturdays will be a public holiday in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG).
Minister of Education Alan Hama Saeed said in a press conference that the new academic year 2023-2024 will begin on September 13, and classes will resume on September 13.
The Minister added that the KRG council of the Ministry of Education has decided to make Saturdays a holiday in all schools. Previously, Friday was the only holiday of the week for the public schools.