Centennial Vision of Turkey Discussed in the Triangle Area

Turkish Student Association (TSA) has organized a conference in the Triangle Area on the centennial vision of Turkey

(PRWEB) January 24, 2005 -- Under the leadership of Leila Bekri of International Visitors Council and of Sezin Malkoc, Burak Fenercioglu, and Emre Usenmez of the Turkish Student Association (http://www.ncsu.edu/stud_orgs/turkish/index.html), North Carolina State University (NCSU) has hosted Tuna Beklevic on January 16, 2005. Mr. Beklevic shared his centennial vision of Republic of Turkey with the young Turkish prospects in the region. Tuna Beklevic is the founder-president of Anatolia’s Young Leaders’ Movement (www.agl.org.tr), an NGO dedicated to prosperity of the underdeveloped regions of Turkey.

The meeting was held in Withers Hall where mostly Turkish students from Duke, NCSU and University of North Carolina attended.

In his diligent speech, Beklevic was talking about their efforts and plans to deliver a better lifestyle to the young people in Anatolia. He was asking for help from the young crowd to assist them on their desire to improve the situation, as he said, this would be the only way to a stronger Turkey.

Mr.Beklevic was due to visit 18 cities across the United States as an invitee of the Department of State of the United States. While in North Carolina, Mr. Beklevic also had meetings with John Locke Foundation, North Carolina Council on Economic Education, World Affairs Council, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, and North Carolina Division on Public Health.

Beklevic has also been invited to give a speech at American Turkish Association, North Carolina (ATA-NC) Annual Meeting to talk about his vision.

About Turkish Student Association
Turkish Student Association is a non-profit student organization that seeks to create a common bond among Turkish students as well as students of Turkish descent around NCSU, to facilitate cultural exchange between those students and the surrounding community, and to coordinate social, cultural, and educational programs for students and the community.

For additional information, contact:
Burak Fenercioglu

Phone: 1.919.865.7327
Fax: 1.919.233.9751

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Source :  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2005/1/prweb200332.htm