TURKSOY Secretary General Kasseinov paid a courtesy visit to the Rector of the Hacı Bayram Veli University of Ankara Prof. Dr. Tekin
TURKSOY Secretary General Ambassador Dusen Kasseinov paid a courtesy visit to the Rector of the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara Prof. Dr. Yusuf Tekin.
During the visit, both parties exchanged views on cooperation opportunities between TURKSOY and the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara.
Prof. Dr. Tekin who stressed that the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara is willing to foster its cooperation with international organizations working in the field of the integration of the Turkic World also expressed his wish to work together with TURKSOY which is the UNESCO of the Turkic World.
Prof. Dr. Tekin also said that the aim of the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara is to become one of the best universities of Turkey in the field of social sciences and added that the university attaches particular importance to joint activities and partnerships with Turkic republics in the field of higher education. In addition to this, Prof. Dr. Tekin also stressed that further projects must be carried out regarding the promotions of institutions such as the Turkic Council, the Turkic Academy and TURKSOY in Turkey. Prof. Dr. Tekin also added that with its highly qualified and experienced staff, the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara, is willing to become the coordination center of universities of the Turkic World with new research centers to be established along with new post-graduate programmes to be introduced in its curriculum.
Ambassador Kasseinov who said that he worked as the Rector of a conservatory in Kazakhstan for ten years, added that it would be an excellent initiative to establish a center of research and performance of Traditional Music of the Turkic World within the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara and said that TURKSOY is ready to provide any support necessary in this regard.
Prof. Kasseinov who extended some of TURKSOY's publications to Prof. Dr. Yusuf Tekin added that he would be pleased to also cooperate with the Hacı Bayram University of Ankara regarding joint publications promoting Turkic culture.
The meeting which took place in a friendly atmosphere ended with a photograph as a remembrance of the day.