12th International Students’ Gathering Concluded with the call For a Just World.
12th International Students’ Gathering, which is being held in 91 cities of 51 different countries throughout the world, was recently held in Georgia.
UDEF Accommodation Coordinator Ahmet Yasir, Vice Coordinator of UDEF Media Unit Ibrahim Yetimova, TUMED Executive Board Member Abdulfetah Shobole, Turkish Consulate General for Batumi H.E. Makbule Kocak, President of Georgia International Students Forum Mamuka Nakaidze, President of Georgia Turkish Alumni Association Giorgi Phutkaradze, Deputy-Minister of Youth, Sports and Education of Autonomous Republic of Adjara David Mikeladze, NGO representatives and international students attended the event that was held in the city of Batumi.
The program that began with recitation from the Noble Quran followed inaugural speech from Consulate General Makbule Kocak. He began greeting the students. He thanked UDEF and Georgia International Student Forum for the organizing the event, he even mentioned how Turkey aids students to pursue their studies by providing scholarships.
The event continued with speech from Deputy Minister Mikeladze. Mikeladze expressed his eagerness to support inter-cultural activities and mentioned of the value that these activities bear. He concluded thanking UDEF and Georgia International Student Forum for the organizing the event.
Abdulfetah Shobole, who attended the event on behalf of UDEF said, “We are organizing these events in 91 cities of 51different countries. And this is the sight we have been longing to see for12 years. We are brothers and sisters. We have 150 thousand graduates from 160 countries. Students coming to our countries from all over the world for education are treasure. I would thank all the organizations for supporting this event.”
The event, which had presentations regarding higher study opportunities in Turkey also comprised of responses to queries related to Turkish Scholarships, UDEF and its affiliates, activities related to international students, alumni networks and related topics.
The event later followed cultural performances and serving of local delicacies.