The International Union of Innovators honors Dr. Sami Al- Araji, NIC Chairman with the Innovation Trophy during the second international conference for the development of administrational and Scientific skills held in Baghdad on the 30th of September. 2018 under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Archeology and with the slogan of (By Education and Innovation nations progress).

The event was also attended by the deputy Minister of Culture, Mr. Jaber Al- Jaberi, the advisor of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the representative of the Kadhumi Holy Threshold office and a number of academics and journalists.   

The Conference also witnessed honoring a number of innovators in various scientific, economic and cultural specializations in the Iraqi Ministries.