AA and KTMU Signed Protocol of Cooperation


    A protocol of cooperation was signed between Anadolu Agency (AA) and Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMU) on 18 May 2016.


    The Deputy Director General of AA, Mr. Mustafa Özkaya, who came to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, to participate in the 8th Connection to the Future Seminar, organized by the Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council from 20 to 24 May 2016,met with the Rector of KTMU, Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı.


    After the meeting the protocol, signed by AA and KTMU, opened opportunities for students to participate in the educational programs conducted by AA, enabled AA to use the equipment and facilities of KTMU, provided a possibility of undertaking an internship at AA. The protocol was signed by the Rector of KTMU, Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, the Vice Rector, Prof. Dr. Asylbek Kulmyrzaev and the Deputy Director General of AA, Mr. Mustafa Özkaya.


   At the signing ceremony the Rector of KTMU, Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, said the agreement between two organizations would open the door to the world for KTMU and AA.


   “With great pleasure we signed this agreement. I wish every success to the two institutions. It will be a great honor for us to build cooperation in all sectors. On this occasion we express gratitude to the Director General of AA, Mr. Şenol Kazancı, for giving us this opportunity,”Balcı said.


   Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Asylbek Kulmırzaev also noted that AA is the largest press agency of the Turkic World. Kulmyrzaev highlighted that the agreement between AA and Manas University would offer great opportunities for students.


   Deputy Director General of AA Mr. Özkaya stated that Anadolu Agency has begun such cooperation only with a small number of universities. “AA’s choice for KTMU is of great importance to us. It is very important that this remarkable institution in the very heart of Asia, that offers the best quality education in the global context, has the potential to drive the dynamics of its region. We attach great importance to the fact that we are here when Anadolu Agency, one of the growing organizations of developing Turkey, is on the way to becoming a global agency. May the cooperation between two institutions lead to success. I hope that our cooperation will further develop,”Özkaya said.


  The ceremony was also attended by the Financial Director of AA, Associate Prof. Dr. Seyfi Yıldız.