Thai students participating in Turkish Olympiads paid a visit to Thai Ambassador in Ankara


Date posted: July 30, 2012

On 7th June 2012 at 11.30 hrs., Mr. Yusuf Can Bektaş, the Principal of Elementary School of Pan-Asia International School led a delegation of three Thai students from Turkish schools in Thailand participating in the 10th International Turkish Olympiad in Turkey, including Mr. Sirapat Benjachaya, Ms. Sirineya Viseur and Mr. Anif Hayeenawhere, to pay a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Rathakit Manathat, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Republic of Turkey at the ambassador’s residence.

Also present there were Ms. Rukiye Turgut, a Turkish teacher from Chindamanee School, Mr. Henry Jiang and Mr. Anas Ali, UNESCO Youth Peace Ambassadors accompanying the delegation of the Thai students to observe the competitions, three Thai students studying in Ankara and the Embassy’s staff.

The International Turkish Olympiad was first held in 2003 with the objective of enhancing the use of the Turkish language around the world, encouraging foreign students to study Turkish as a foreign language, and providing a cultural exchange opportunity to the youth around the world. While the number of participating countries of the first Olympiad was only 17, there are 135 countries and approximately 1,500 students participating in the 10th Turkish International Olympiad. There are various categories of contests, e.g. grammar contest, speaking contest, writing contest, reading contest, song contest, poetry reading contest, country exhibition contest, etc.

Thai-Students-2In this Olympiad Thai students won 4 awards in the competitions, namely a gold medal in the country exhibition contest, partially sponsored by the Thai Tourism Authority of Thailand, by the team of Chindamanee School’s students, a bronze medal in the speaking contest by Mr. Sirapat Benjachaya from Wichai Wittaya Bilingual School (Chiangmai), an honorary mention in singing contest by Mr. Anif Hayeenawhere from Siriwat Wittaya Bilingual School (Bangkok) and an honorary mention in the poetry reading contest by Ms. Sirineya Viseur from Wichai Wittaya Bilingual School.

The topics raised in the discussion between H.E. the Ambassador and the delegation included the Embassy’s roles in enhancing educational cooperation between Thailand and Turkey and supporting Thai students in Turkey’s activities, especially the forming of the Association of Thai Students in Turkey, and the prospect of trilateral cooperation between the Embassy, the Association of Thai Students in Turkey and Turkish schools in Thailand.

Source: Royal Thai Embassy in Ankara , July 29, 2012


Related News

Conference on Gülen’s thoughts on ideal human and ideal society to be held in Pakistan

A conference titled “Ideal Human & Ideal Society in the Thoughts of M. Fethullah Gülen,” seeking to extensively discuss the various dimensions of the Turkish Islamic scholar’s perspectives over an ideal society in a tumultuous time, will kick off on Tuesday in Lahore, Pakistan. In a press conference held at the University of the Punjab […]

Islamabad High Court: Pak-Turk Schools will not be handed over to Turkish Government

Justice Aamer Farooq of the Islamabad High Court on Friday disposed of a petition filed by Pak-Turk Educational Foundation against the possible handover of its schools to another Turkish educational network, the Maarif Foundation.

Reflection on the Asia-Pacific Trip with the Hizmet Movement

People undertake travel for a spectrum of reasons that range from the economic to the voyager; journeys that are spiritual, social, aesthetic, emotional or emotional, with combinations and blends, that bleed and stain from one root cause to another. My own motivations generally encompass the spectrum—the journey to SE Asia with Hizmet was no less […]

Gulen’s books draw large interest at Indonesia’s book fair

“The Honorable Gulen’s books attract great attention. Now we have realized what a great idea it was to translate his books into Indonesian. His “Questions and Answers” and “The Messenger of God: Muhammad” have sold out. These two have been among best sellers anyway.

Kyrgyz president: Those calling Turkish teachers terrorists should see a doctor

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has said those who view as terrorists teachers working at the Gülen-linked SAPAT educational institutions in the country need treatment and should see a doctor.

Turkish schools hold 4th annual Bengali Olympics

In his remarks, Professor Nasir said, “I’ve been to many schools in the past 40 years. The best one among them, I believe, is Turkish Hope School. The Turkish people are not into money. They are supporting their families and doing their best for others at the same time, which presents a good example for my people.”

Latest News

Crimes Against Humanity in Erdogan’s Turkey

Exiled journalist warns of a genocide in the making in newly released book

Vague terrorism charge used to target supporters of the Gülen movement: UN special rapporteurs

ECtHR urges Albania not to deport Gülen follower to Turkey

Woman detained over links to Gülen movement after giving birth

Formerly Gülen-linked schools in Albania face growing gov’t pressure

Exclusive: Turkey, Kosovo violated fundamental rights of expelled teachers, UN body says

Sacked policeman’s grim death sparks debate on COVID-19 data in Turkish prisons

Dissidents of the Turkish government are living in fear in Canada

In Case You Missed It

Fear and paranoia still stalk Turkey two months after the failed coup

Turkish intelligence abducts Gülen-linked expats in Malaysia: relatives

Corruption scandal will consolidate Turkish democracy

Shocking change and disappointed hearts…

Middle East’s Struggle for Democracy: Going Beyond Headlines

Clifton Mayor Anzaldi receives Diversity Award

Turkish cleric calls for international body to examine coup charges

Copyright 2021 Hizmet News