Turkey plans to open departments in Iran universities

Turkey's National Education Minister Celik said that Turkey could be a place where Iranian students and students from other Middle Eastern countries could get education.

Turkey plans to open departments in Iran universities
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.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Ağustos 2008, 08:47
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