Date posted: March 5, 2014
Maria Rowena Sanchez, the Philippines’ ambassador to Ankara, Turkey, met with International Fountain Schools General Manager Malik Gencer and Turkish Chamber of Commerce President Irfan Karabulut in the capital city Manila.
In her remarks following the meeting, Sanchez hailed the schools for their achievements. “I attended the Turkish Language Olympics’ the Philippines finals on Feb. 26. I witnessed your sincerity and efforts there too. You are teaching not only academics but friendship, peace and solidarity as well,” she said. Sanchez added that she will attend the olympics’ finals in Turkey.
Conversing with Gencer and Karabulut over the tea, Sanchez recalled the significance of tea in Turkish culture and its role in cementing friendship ties. The meeting came to an end with a souvenir photo.
Published [in Turkish] on Cihan, 4 March 2014, Tuesday
Source: HizmetMovement.com , March 5, 2014