Singapore State Minister Visited Our University
A delegation under the presidency of Minister of State for Communications, Information and Muslim Affairs in Singapore Yaacob Ibrahim made an official visit to our university on January 22,2018.
The visit was organized in order to revive the historical and cultural relations between Singapore and Turkey and they exchanged ideas in the field of education on common issues for cooperation. Minister Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim's visit to the Islamic Council of Singapore Nazirudin Mohd Nasir, Zalman Putra Ahmad Ali, A.R. Bin Hassan Maricar and Fadzli Baharom Adzahar and Lim Shung Yar from the Singapore Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth and Jacob A. Chew from Singapore's Embassy in Ankara also attended the visit. Our Rector Dr. Prof. M. Emin Arat, Dean of the Faculty of Theology Dr. Ali Köse, Director of Office of International Relations and Academic Cooperation Dr. Nuri Tinaz attended the meeting. Our Rector, Prof.M.Emin Arat,who introduced our university at the meeting pointed out the importance of a association and partnership with the Singapore universities. Minister Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim said that they want to benefit from Turkey's experience in the field of higher religious education and teaching. Dean of the Faculty of Theology Dr. Ali Kose gave information about Turkey's theological and historical processes and experiences and shared his knowledge and experiences in Marmara University Faculty of Theology . Prof. Dr. Nuri Tınaz talked about the social and cultural impacts of religion and their practices and responses in the world and in Turkey.