12th International Students’ Gathering held in Edirne
12th International Students’ Gathering, under the auspices of the Presidency of Republic of Turkey, which is being held in 91 cities of 51 different countries, was held in the city of Edirne.
International students came along for UDEF’s 12th International Students’ Gathering in Edirne. Director of Edirne Immigration Office Musa Asiloglu, President of Trakya International Student Association Hakan Calisan, UDEF Institutional Relations Coordinator Necati Isbilen, NGO representatives and international students attended the event.
Musa Asilioglu addressing the event said that people of 30 different nationalities reside in Edirne. He further added, “This migration phenomenon continues yet. Edirne is the city where people from speaking different languages and belonging different nationalities do not face any immigration related problem. We are proud of providing our services to this city. Being the director of immigration department, I strive to make people of other nationalities feel at home. And we shall try to do all these with our best efforts.”
President of Trakya International Student Association, Hakan Caliskan mentioned of how international students introduced their cultures to public through the events with the slogan of “For a Just World, From East to West”
He further added, “Here today, through these events our fellow international students introduced their cultures to the visitors which would help unite different parts of the world. In addition, these events help strengthening our cultural bonds as well as help build new ones.”
Necati Isbilen stated of being by the sides of international students all the time. After the speeches, souvenir exchange ceremony was conducted. The present delegates inaugurated the event by cutting ribbon and later visiting the stands.