On 11 March 2022, delegation headed by Rector of International Balkan University Prof. Dr. Mehmet Dursun Erdem visited TURKPA Secretariat and met with Secretary General Mr. Mehmet Süreyya Er.
Mr. Erdem congratulated Mr. Er on assuming his office as TURKPA Secretary General and wished him all success in the future endeavors. He briefed the Secretary General on the activities of the University and expressed the intention for future active cooperation. In his turn, Secretary General expressed his gratitude for courtesy visit and wished the Rector all the best in their activities.
The parties exchanged views on the implementation of possible joint projects.
During the meeting, Mr. Erdem presented to the Secretary General a set of his latest publications, including his book Köktürkçe, in which all the very oldest inscriptions of the Turkish language as Köl Tegin, Bilge Kağan, Tunukuk “eternal stones” were examined.
Mr. Erdem is the founding Editor-in-Chief and publisher of the international, peer-reviewed journal Turkish Studies, which is known by academic circles from all over the world.