Turkish Consul General Visits Birzeit University

Birzeit University President Dr. Khalil Hindi met with the Turkish Consul General to the Palestinian territories Şakir Özkan Torunlar on July 3, 2013. Both parties discussed spheres of academic cooperation, especially in the area of scholarships for university students and academic relations with Turkish universities.
Hindi briefed the guest on history and faculties of Birzeit University, as well as its role in community service, stressing the University’s concern to develop relations with various universities worldwide.
Consul Torunlar applauded the university’s progress and prosperity under the difficult political circumstances in Palestine, emphasizing the Turkish government’s pursuit to develop the academic sector in Palestine and to encourage the exchange of experiences and students.