Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DIGS) and Bahcesehir University in Turkey have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening the academic partnership between the two.
The agreement was signed by Vice President of Administration and Finance at the DIGS Dr Hend al-Muftah, and the president of Bahcesehir University
Dr Enver Yucel.
Commenting on the MoU signing, al-Muftah pointed out that the agreement aims to strengthen the academic partnership between the two institutions of higher education in various fields, stressing the importance of developing the partnership, including the exchange of faculty members, the exchange of students, the conduct of research, and the organisation of academic programmes, as well as exchange co-ordination of summer schools in Istanbul and winter schools in Doha.
Yucel expressed pride in the growing co-operation between the two countries, in commemoration of the 45-year anniversary of their diplomatic relations, and said that the Turkish and Qatari peoples are aware that the relations between the two countries are mutually beneficial, and that these relations are strengthened in the different sectors, as the economic ties between the two countries are growing.
Bahcesehir University’ president added that the third edition of the Expo Turkey in Qatar, with the participation of more than 120 Turkish companies, was concluded on Friday, which indicated the outstanding partnership and close trade relations between Doha and Ankara,
Furthermore, Yucel stated that those who belong to academia believe that the most sustainable links between countries and cultures are those that emerge through education. (QNA)
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