Minister of higher education and scientific research Dr. Qusay al-Suhail participated on Sunday morning, 6th January, in placing a wreath on the monument of the Unknown Soldier on the anniversary of the Iraqi army establishment in a ceremony attended by senior military and political officials led by President Dr. Barham Saleh, Ministers and a number of members of the House of representatives, as well as representatives of bodies and diplomatic missions in Iraq. It also included the inspection of guards of honor, playing music of the national anthem and recitation of surat al-Fatiha for the souls of the martyrs of the armed forces.