BY OUR CORRESPONDENT
ISLAMABAD, NOV 10: The first ever gathering of alumni of Turkish universities was organized by newly established office of “Turkey Alumni in Pakistan (TULIP)” at Islamabad Club aimed to connect the alumni of Turkish universities.
A large number of Alumni, Ambassador of Turkey to Pakostan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Head of the Mission Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Dilsad Senol, Deputy Coordinator of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Mehmet Selcuk Karagoz, MD Pakistan Bait-ul- Mal Mr. Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, Air Vice Marshal Asad Ikram, Assitant Commissioner Islamabad Aneel Saeed, President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce Muhammad Shakeel, representative of Pak Türk Maarif School and Collages Buğra Ozler and dignitaries of different educational and charity organizations attended the event.
The meet up was organized to help alumni of Turkish universities to keep in touch with each other, share information, experiences and to provide opportunities to build professional development,networking, and friendship building.
During the address, Ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul assured his support to Turkey Alumni in Pakistan (TULIP) in it’s efforts to promote Pakistan Turkey relations in verious fields.
President of Turkey Alumni in Pakistan (TULIP) Mr. Saif ul Islam Khan said ” this alumni association can play an important roll in further strengthening the relations between two brotherly countries. Alumni of Turkish universities are asset of Pakistan and they are ready to serve for prosperity of the country.”
During the program, a tribute also paid to national poet of Pakistan Hazrat Allama Muhammad Iqbal on the occasion of his birth anniversary.
Ambassador of Turkey to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul gave the cultural shawls as a present to heads of Pakistani and Turkish organizations on behalf of Turkey Alumni in Pakistan (TULIP) at the end of the program.