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KATİP Ankara Program-2 Kicks Off


Jointly organized by the Office of Public Diplomacy (KDK) and Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB), Turkish Communication Programme for Public Officials and Academicians (KATİP) kicks off in Ankara on 14-19 May 2016.

2nd KATİP-Ankara Program hosts 24 public officials, researchers and academicians from various countries who came to Turkey to learn Turkish.

As part of the Program, the delegation visited the Office of Public Diplomacy and came together with our Coordinator Ali Osman Öztürk. Mentioning the activities carried out by the Office of Public Diplomacy, Öztürk stated the following: "There are over 20 agencies and institutions in Turkey which carry out public diplomacy-related duties. We, as the Office of Public Diplomacy, coordinate these agencies and facilitate their duties when needed. We are trying to tell Turkey´s story in a correct way. "

Following their visit to the Office of Public Diplomacy, the delegation also paid visits to the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB), the Turkish Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA), the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), Turkish Red Crescent, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), Yunus Emre Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ministry of Economy and the Directorate General of Press and Information.