Turkey's education minister left for Iran on a formal visit on Tuesday.
National Education Minister Huseyin Celik is travelling to this country upon an invitation of his Iranian counterpart Alireza Ali-Ahmadi.
"Cooperation in psychology, Turkish language and higher education in Iran will be the main topics I will debate with Iranian authorities," Celik told reporters before he flew to Tehran.
Celik said that he would launch initiatives to open a Turkish language education department at Tehran and Tabriz universities.
The minister also said that Turkey could be a place where Iranian students and students from other Middle Eastern countries could get education.
Celik is expected to return to Turkey on Friday.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Ağustos 2008, 08:47