News11 September 2015
Mohammed V University Multi Purpose Auditorium in Morocco was put into service by Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş.
Mohammed V University Multi-Purpose Auditorium built by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in order to promote scientific relations between Turkey and Morocco was put into service by Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş, who was in Morocco within the scope of Turkish Culture Day events, in the third day of his visit.
Mohammed V University Multi-Purpose Auditorium built by TIKA to promote scientific relations between Turkey and Morocco was taken into service by Deputy Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş and accompanying delegations coming to Morocco in order to pay official visits and participate in openings.
TIKA President Dr. Serdar Çam, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Professional Training in Morocco Mr. Lahcen Daoudi, President of Mohammed V University Mr. Said Emzazi, Head of Middle East and Africa Department Ms. Keman Özdemir, TIKA representatives and high-level officers from Turkey and Morocco participated in the opening ceremony.
Deputy Secretary Numan Kurtulmuş stated that the auditorium was built by TIKA within a short time like three weeks, and thanked to all contributors of the project. After expressing his gratitude to representatives of Mohammed V University who welcome Turkish delegations with Andalusian music, he told that although the auditorium is small, it has a symbolic value for Turks and Moroccans.
Mr. Kurtulmuş mentioned the importance of TIKA Project in regard to Turkish-Moroccan relations; and said “Turkey and Morocco represent two rooted cultures, two old civilizations and two doors; one of both is an old Islamic culture opening to west from east, and the other is an old Islamic Arabic and African culture opening to Europe from west. Mr. Kurtulmuş described TIKA Project as a symbol which brings these two old cultures together.
President of Mohammed V University Said Emzazi called attention to Turkish recent reforms which he described as bridge of civilization. Mr. Emzazi indicated that Turkish universities are among the best universities in the world and Turkey serves as a model for Islamic world with cultural activities held in the world by Turkey. Mr. Emzazi said “We have no doubt that Turkey will have a part in great powers in the world with these activities.
Mr. Emzazi expressed his gratitude to Turkey in particular to Mr. Kurtulmuş and TIKA representatives after stating that the auditorium which was opened to serve by TIKA within the Turkish Culture Days is a sign of a strategic partnership between Turkey and Morocco.