CoHE President Erol Özvar Meets Azerbaijani Education Minister Emin
November 30, 2021 / Baku
CoHE President Prof. Erol Özvar is making his first official overseas visit
to Azerbaijan with the CoHE delegation. During the visits that will take
place between 29 November and 5 December 2021, it is aimed to discuss the
details of the crucial steps to be taken with Azerbaijan in the field of
higher education with the senior officials.
- Meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Baku Cahit Bağcı
On the first day of the Azerbaijan visit, CoHE President Erol Özvar and the
accompanying delegation paid a visit to Cahit Bağcı, the Ambassador of the
Republic of Turkey to Baku, and exchanged views on academic cooperation
between the two countries.
- Visit to Turkish and Azerbaijani Martyrs' Memorials
President Özvar paid a visit to the grave of the late President Haydar
Aliyev and the Turkish and Azerbaijani martyrs’ memorials. Accompanied by
Cahit Bağcı, Turkish Ambassador to Baku, Özvar first paid a visit to Haydar
Aliyev's grave and laid a wreath. He also laid wreaths to the Eternal Flame
Memorial in Martyrs' Lane, where the martyrs of 20 January are buried, and
Turkish Martyrs' Memorial.
- Meeting with Azerbaijani Education Minister Amrullayev
After the visits to the memorials, CoHE President Erol Özvar met with Emin
Amrullayev, Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
According to the statement made by the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan,
the current situation of cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan was
reviewed and works on new cooperation were discussed in the meeting.
Minister Amrullayev expressed his pleasure to receive President Özvar in
Azerbaijan and said that their meeting was an important step in
strengthening the relations in higher education between the two brother
Özvar also thanked Amrullayev for his invitation and warm welcome. He said
that he was willing to deepen the relations between the two brother
countries with new and important steps to be taken in higher education.