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Turk-Pak photography exhibition held at AIOU.

Islamabad -- A colourful posters' exhibition reflecting journey of friendship and brotherhood: pictorial survey of Turkey-Pakistan relations: was held here at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

The exhibition was jointly organized by the Department of History (Faculty of Social Sciences), Institute of Educational Technology and Uunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre.

Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Ambassador of Turkey and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui Inaugurated the exhibition.

Director of Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre, Lahore Prof. Dr. Halil Toker, besides senior officers and academic staff of the University were also present on the occasion.

More than hundred posters were displayed that reflected the Turkish history, traditional life of the Turkish people and decades' old bonds of Turk-Pak friendship.

Some rare photographs of Sheikh Faisal Azeem, head of the University's Photo section were also put on display on the occasion. Thousands of students visited the exhibition and took keen interest in the historical pictures of Turkey.

We are glad for our cooperation with the Turkey for promoting its rich historical culture, said Dr. Shahid Siddiqui while inaugurating the Exhibition. The Turkish people very close to their heart and the University wishes to be on forefront to celebrate their jubilation, he added.

The University, he said will be looking forward strengthening ties with Turkey's educational institutions. Its department of History introduced some new courses regarding history of Turkey; modern Muslim world (Turkey), the VC added.

The Turkish ambassador in his remarks on the occasion thanked the University's administration for their gesture of goodwill towards his country and the people. He assured his country will welcome the AIOU for bilateral cooperation in the education sector.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
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Date:Apr 23, 2018
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