NATO Secretary Rasmussen praises the Turkish schools in Afghanistan


Date posted: October 12, 2010

NATO’s Secretary General and Denmark’s former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen praised the Turkish schools in Afghanistan. Rasmussen, who came to Ankara the other day, during his meeting with the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, brought up this topic, and paid his complements to those schools.

General secretary of NATO thanked Turkey for the support it’s giving to Afghanistan, and added that the education activities, especially, are really beneficial. He also expressed his wishes for these activities to continue. Turkey’s secretary of state Ahmet Davutoglu, and NATO’s general secretary cabinet director Jasper Vakr were also at the meeting held at the Prime Minister’s residence.

Original news was published on October 7, 2010 on Zaman Newspaper in Turkish: http://www.zaman.com.tr/haber.do?haberno=1037468&title=rasmussenden-afganistandaki-egitim-faaliyetlerine-ovgu

The news was translated by IDC members.

These schools had been closed by Taleban. Read about that incident.

 


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