12th International Students’ Gathering held in Elazig
UDEF’s 12th International Students’ Gathering held in the city of Elazig
International students of various nationalities came along at Ahmet Aytar Square and through their country stands offered a cultural fest to local public.
President of Firat International Student Association Ayham El Mahli, UDEF representative for the event M. Fatih Gok, Mufti of Elazig Yusuf Sarikaya, NGO representatives and local public were present in the event that was organized by Firat International Student Association; an affiliate of UDEF.
Through the country stands, students presented their respective countries to the visitors. People of Elazig their great interest towards the program.
Presenting the inaugural speech, Ayham El Mahli said, “As an association, we having been holding activities related to international students. Students from all over the world are pursuing their education in our city, learning the Turkish language. We strive to provide them moral and material support and help them carry our norms and values that they earn here to the different parts of the world. I thank everyone for showing his or her interest and participating in this event.”
Fatih Gok addressed the event saying, “Turkey possesses very favorable conditions for university education. We, as UDEF, put our efforts in order to provide our utmost help to the international students regardless of their origin. With 64 different student organizations all over Turkey, we are always by their side.”
After the speeches from delegates, visitors experienced cultural performances from intentional students.