The Turkish Academic and Scientific Cooperation Protocol (TABIP) carried out under the auspices of the Presidency was signed between Yunus Emre Institute (YEI) and Malaysia Sarawak University (UNIMAS).
Ambassador of Turkey to Kuala Lumpur Merve Safa Kavakcı, Director of Yunus Emre Institute of Kuala Lumpur Ömar Altun, Rector of the University of Malaysia Sarawak in the state of Sarawak Dr. Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, and numerous scholars attended the signing ceremony held at the Malaysian University of Sarawak.
"THE TWO COUNTRIES SHOULD BENEFIT FROM KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION IN A SHORT TIME"
Ambassador Kavakcı, who is in Sarawak to strengthen collaboration in the fields of commerce, culture, and education, made a visit to UNIMAS.
Speaking within the framework of the agreement agreed during the visit, Kavakcı emphasized the importance of collaboration with UNIMAS, one of the country's most prominent research institutes. Kavakcı stated that the collaboration is a significant initiative for the benefit of the two countries:
"Our objective here is to transform knowledge production into concreteness that the people of the two nations can benefit from in a predictable time frame, and then to put it to use for the two countries first, and then for the areas with growing circles. We are also proud to have observed this step forward in international politics in general, as a result of the rising importance of Borneo."
"IT PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN ACADEMIC, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL COOPERATION"
Altun, Director of Kuala Lumpur Yunus Emre Institute, stated that the agreement between Yunus Emre Institute and Malaysia Sarawak University will play an important role in terms of cultural cooperation as well as contributions to academic and scientific studies, and added, "It is a pleasure to have the academic world of the two countries come together on such an occasion."
Malaysia Sarawak University Rector Kadim noted that they closely followed academic and scientific research at Turkish universities and that with this partnership, academics in Turkey and Malaysia would have the opportunity to develop projects jointly.