Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan mentioned Turkish Maarif Foundation in his speech during the 2019 Year Evaluation Meeting, held at the Beştepe National Congress and Culture Centre.
Specifying that the number of foreign students has reached 17 thousand in Turkey thanks to Türkiye Scholarships, Erdoğan drew the attention on Turkish Maarif Foundation activities and added:
“We have established solid bridges between our 6,5 million citizens who have established themselves in nearly 100 countries of the world and 82 million of our citizens living in 81 provinces of Turkey. Turkish Maarif Foundation is investing in the young people who are the guarantee of our future via 324 educational institutions in 42 countries of the World. As part of the international humanitarian activities, we have operated in more than 60 countries on 5 continents. In foreign policy, we will continue to raise the dignity of our flag, the value of our passport and money and our country’s respectability to a place that they deserve.”