Yunus Emre Institute Opened in A'zaz

23/09/2020

Yunus Emre Institute (YEI) opened its 60th global Turkish Cultural Center in A'zaz city in northern Syria.

Continuing to speed up its Turkish teaching activities all over the world throughout the corona pandemic, Yunus Emre Institute added a new one to its centers around the world. The 60th global center of Yunus Emre Institute supporting education efforts in northern Syria was opened in A'zaz.

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Dr. Serdar Çam, the Director General of Security Affairs under the Office of Administrative Affairs of Presidency Yusuf Karaloğlu, the President of Yunus Emre Institute Prof. Şeref Ateş, President for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) Abdullah Eren, Acting President of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Serkan Kayalar, Deputy Governor of Kilis Ömer Yılmaz, Deputy Governor of Kilis Fehmi Sinan Niyazi and many participants attended the ceremony.

During his speech delivered at the opening ceremony, the President of Yunus Emre Institute Ateş said that they decided to organize the opening ceremony by respecting social distancing, mask and hygiene rules.

A SYMBOL OF TURKEY'S EFFORTS FOR PEACE

The President of Yunus Emre InstituteProf. Dr. Şeref Ateş:  By opening Yunus Emre Institute in A'zaz, we would like to sustain the love of humanity and the effort to keep people alive here. From now on, we will work together to make this geography an island of peace, hope and freedom again.

Prof. Şeref Ateş continued to make the following remarks during his speech:

"We see Turkey as the last island of humanity. Turkish culture and Turkish civilization are boundless. By opening Yunus Emre Institute in A'zaz, we would like to sustain the love of humanity and the effort to keep people alive here. From now on, we will work together to make this geography an island of peace, hope and freedom again.

In his speech, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Çam said: "We are witnessing a meaningful and beautiful day. We thank all our brothers and sisters who contributed to this effort. "

A SYMBOL OF TURKEY'S EFFORTS FOR PEACE

Çam stressed that this attempt symbolized the efforts put by Turkey for establishing peace and calm in the region.

Drawing attention to the importance of the cultural center, Çam also said, "Explaining and introducing Turkish culture and language in the best way possible will enable us to get more integrated with each other."

Emphasizing that they attach importance to the efforts intended for contributing to the establishing peace and calm in Syria, Çam said: "I hope you will lead the establishment of peace throughout Syria with our people in this region."

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Dr. Serdar Çam: Explaining and introducing Turkish culture and language in the best way possible will enable us to get more integrated with each other.

 

Deputy Governor of Kilis Yılmaz made the following statement: "I hope the institute will make a great progress in developing a standard for improving Turkish teaching in our region. This is our expectation."