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

Former director of Turkish schools in Pakistan and his family kidnapped

Former director of Pak-Turk Schools in Pakistan Mesut Kaçmaz and his family were reportedly kidnapped in Lahore on Wednesday, the Daily Pakistan reported. Another person, Fatih Avcı, who was also abducted and later released, said their heads were covered with bags.

Fears for Gulen-inspired Turkish schools in Pakistan grow

Maarif, the foundation that Pak-Turk schools to be transferred to, was set up by Turkish parliament and is an education foundation based on divisive political ideology and racism. It is founded by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Turkey to consign AKP’s partisan mentality and political ideology to Islamic and developing countries.

Gov’t’s pressure for closure of Turkish schools abroad yields no result

The movement that started out a quarter-century ago to support education for children abroad starting with the autonomous Azerbaijani republic of Nakhchivan has now reached 160 foreign countries, with the founders of the movement and its volunteers welcomed with open arms around the world.

Samanyolu high school wins gold medal in TÜBİTAK contest

Samanyolu Science High School students Sadık Said Kasap and Onur Sulak won the gold medal among 24 final contenders whose work was chosen out of 1,156 projects. Kasap and Sulak stated that they had been working on their project for the last eight months and that they had striven to make a contribution to the world of mathematics.

Deviation, crisis and opportunities…

The recent crisis going on between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government and the Hizmet movement is indeed not just a struggle between the two actors. It means much more than that. This fight represents a struggle between democracy and autocracy, freedom and oppression and a harmonious society and a polarized society.

Filipino – Turkish Tolerance School students excel in ICAS 2014 exam, Ten others top in campus journalism

At least nineteen students of the Filipino – Turkish Tolerance School (FTTS) have excelled in Mathematics, Science and English during an examination given by the International Competition Assessment for Schools (ICAS).

Latest News

This notable Pocono resident has been living here in exile since 1999

Logistics companies seized over Gülen links sold in fast-track auction

That is Why the Turkish Government could Pay 1 Billion Euros

ECtHR rules Bulgaria violated rights of Turkish journalist who was deported despite seeking asylum

Fethullah Gülen’s Message of Condolences in the Wake of the Western European Floods

Pregnant woman kept in prison for 4 months over Gülen links despite regulations

Normalization of Abduction, Torture, and Death in Erdogan’s Turkey

Turkey’s Maarif Foundation illegally seized German-run school in Ethiopia, says manager

Failed 2016 coup was gov’t plot to purge Gülenists from state bodies, journalist claims

In Case You Missed It

Call for Papers – International Gandhi Jayanti Conference 2015

A Turkish citizen spreads a message of love and coexistence from the US

Trump’s Top Military Adviser Is Lobbying For Obscure Company With Ties To Turkish Government

Kimse Yok Mu aid delivered to the Afghan flood victims

Likely case against Hizmet will bolster authoritarian character of Erdoğan gov’t

Bulgarians Outraged at Deportation of Gulen Supporter to Turkey

Le Monde: Ankara offered Senegalese government $7.5 million to transfer Yavuz Selim educational group to Maarif

Copyright 2021 Hizmet News