12th International Students’ Gathering held in Kenya.
This year’s 12th International Students’ Gathering, organized by UDEF under the auspices of Presidency of Republic of Turkiye, which is being held in 91 cities of 51 countries, completed Kenyan phase.
Turkish Ambassador for Kenya H.E. Ahmed Cemil Miroglu, Kenya TIKA Coordinator Emre Yuksek, Deputy Governor of Nairobi Abdi Isa, Ahmet Ghannam representing UDEF, several NGO representatives and international students attended the event of Kenya.
H.E. Ahmed Cemil Miroglu, after the recitation from the Noble Quran, in the inaugural speech said, “The efforts of organizing and bringing the international students are being done UDEF. UDEF strives to make international students in Turkey feel home. UDEF with 65 student organizations throughout Turkey is a grand NGO. In addition, the number of member students are beyond 45 thousand. I acknowledge UDEF’s efforts in strengthening the links with international students. By the means of the associations under UDEF, we expect long lasting connections with our fellow students. Not just with us, we expect union amongst themselves as well irrespective of their countries of origin. We call you brothers and sisters because we open our hearts form you in all terms, be it accommodation or education.”
Ahmet Ghannam addressed the event saying, “International students who travel to Turkey from far off their homes, we try our level best not leaving them alone being by their side in all situations. As UDEF, we strive to bridge hearts with the motive of Ansar-Muhajir Brotherhood. We support international students with counselling, guidance, stipend and accommodation, meanwhile, reminding them of their vital role in the establishment of a world full of peace.”
Nairobi Deputy Governor, Abdi Isa said, “There are numerous Kenyan students pursuing their education I Turkey. We would like to express our gratitude towards our close ally, Turkey, for these opportunities. I would like to express my gratitude to UDEF as well for their valued efforts in the matters of introducing Kenya to the world as well as from the perspective of international students.”