A collaboration protocol has been signed by the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ministry of Public Works and Transportation. The said protocol was signed by TRNC Minister of Public Works and Transportation Tolga Atakan and EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam at 10:00, on Wednesday, the 16th of October 2019 at the EMU Rector’s Office
The collaboration protocol includes knowledge sharing in the fields of expertise of academic personnel with the aim of contributing to society, the development of systems, education relating to control and implementation as well as support for student development.
Speaking at the signature ceremony, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam indicated that they have reached a very important agreement and that they will be providing scientific contribution to the Ministry in areas required. Describing contributing to all governmental institutions and social structures as one of the duties of EMU as a state university, Prof. Dr. Osam thanked Minister Atakan for providing them with this opportunity.
Minister of Public Works and Transportation Tolga Atakan described EMU as one of the country’s most important educational institutions and a source of pride for the nation. Minister Atakan continued to underline the importance of using the knowledge and technology developed at EMU in the interest of the public, expressing that the collaboration protocol signed is of high importance for our country often described as the island of education. Minister Atakan concluded by relaying his wish that the important collaboration will be a fruitful collaboration for the whole country.
EMU Vice Rector for Administrative and Technical Affairs Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı, School of Computing and Technology (SCT) Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazife Dimililer, SCT Assistant Director Asst. Prof. Dr. Emre Özen Bayındırlık, Ministry of Public Works and Transportation Undersecretary Kemal Bağzıbağlı, Executive Assistant Ramadan Beysun and Planning Project Officer Vasviye Tunaboylu were also present during the signature ceremony.