Turkish Education Minister concerned about Providing Medical Aid to Turkish Students in Azerbaijan
The Education Minister of Turkey, Huseyn Chelik, is concerned about the problems in providing medical aid to the Turkish students who are being educated in Azerbaijan, the Turkish Minister stated on 1 November in Baku at the briefing held as a result of the bilateral meeting with his Azerbaijani colleague Misir Mardanov, Trend reports.
According to him, today approximately 1,500 Turkish students are getting education in Azerbaijan by the State or privately, and today there are serious problems in rendering medical aid to them. The Minister intends to discuss this issue with the relevant state bodies of Azerbaijan.
The meeting with the Azerbaijani Education Minister focused on the broad spectrum of questions of bilateral co-operation, especially exchange of students and teachers, conformity of the education programs, Turkish Minister stated.
Azerbaijan is interested in developing co-operation with Turkey with regards with education, Azerbaijani Education Minister Misir Mardanov stated at the briefing. According to him, today nearly 4,000 Azeri citizens get education in Turkey through the State. The parties intend to sign a protocol on co-operation development in the near future, the Minister stressed.