Plan discussed to set up Turkish department at KU.

KARACHI -- A two-member delegation from Turkiye educational institutions discussed the possibility of establishing a Turkish department at the University of Karachi.

The proposed department would offer courses in the Turkish language and educate students about Turkish cultural values, literature,

Turkiye history and other aspects of the modern and old Turkiye.

The head of the Urdu Department at Istanbul University, Prof Dr Halil Toker, and Vice President of Yunus Emre Institute Dr Abdullah Kutalmis Yalcin visited the University of Karachi and met KU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi at his office.

Prof Dr Nusrat Idrees, the dean of arts and social sciences, was also present.

Dr Yalcin expressed the hope that this project would manage to get the attention of a large number of students.

He shared that they were also interested in launching Turkish language certificate and diploma courses for KU students.

Dr Toker informed the Dr Iraqi that a large number of Pakistani students were now going to Turkiye for studies but they have to spend at least one...

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