TURKPA Secretary General will attend the First Meeting of the Ministers and Heads of Institutions in Charge of Diaspora Affairs of the Turkic Council.
January 22, 2013

TURKPA delegation headed by Mr. Ramil Hasanov, TURKPA Secretary General, will attend the First Meeting of the Ministers and Heads of Institutions in Charge of Diaspora Affairs of the Turkic Council which will take place in Baku on 24-25 January, 2013, hosted by the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaikan.

Establishment of a Coordination Committee among Diaspora Organizations of Turkic Speaking States under the Turkic Council is expected at the meeting. At the same time, issues on determination of a joint strategy for Turkic diaspora organizations, the current state and potential of Turkic diaspora around the world, launching a web portal to share information including cultural and social activities of diaspora oganizations, will be discussed ad the meeting.

Mr. Halil Akinci, Ambassador, Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States, Mr. Nazim Ibrahimov, Chairman of the State Committee on Affairs with Diaspora, Mr. Bekir Bozdag, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, representatives of diplomatic missions of Turkic-speaking countries accredited in Azerbaijan, as well as delegations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, who coordinates the diaspora activities will take part in the meeting.