MINISTER OZER: TÜRKİYE IS NOW A COUNTRY HAS AN INFLUENCE ON EDUCATIONMinister of National Education Mahmut Özer met with Prime Minister Ünal Üstel as part of his official program in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Minister Özer said that in conjunction with education, in recent years, Türkiye has become a country of influence, not an obeyer.
Minister Özer visited TRNC Prime Minister Ünal Üstel. Özer referred to the great transformation and progress Türkiye has experienced in education in the last two decades. Expressing that all antidemocratic practices have been abolished and schooling rates have reached the peak by education campaign, Özer explained the importance of education in President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's "the Century of Türkiye" vision.
Stating that together with education, Türkiye has become a country that has an influence in every field, Özer stated that the developments in vocational education in recent years set an example for the whole world. Özer also reminded that they hosted the 2022 OECD Vocational Education Summit and shared the developments of Türkiye on education.
Özer stated that the TRNC is very valuable for the Türkiye, and thus, they would be happy to share all the training with them, as outlined by the TRNC Minister of National Education Nazım Çavuşoğlu. Özer thanked the TRNC for receiving Özer and accompanied delegation.
"We exchange views on how we can take the education of the country further"
Üstel said that they have exchanged views with Türkiye on how they can take education further in order to make continuous innovations in universities, high schools, secondary and vocational schools in the Stating that education will take the country further, Üstel emphasized that the government puts all its efforts on education and expressed that his is very honored and happy to receive Özer and accompanied delegation.
Deputy Minister of National Education Nazif Yılmaz and Chairman of the Board of Education Cihad Demirli, Director General of European Union and Foreign Relations Hasan Ünsal, TRNC Minister of National Education Nazım Çavuşoğlu and Ambassador of the Türkiye to Lefkosia. Metin Feyzioğlu were also present at the meeting.