Turkish president Gül, visits IUS

President of Republic of Turkey, Mr. Abdullah Gül and Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Haris Silajdžić, visited on Friday, September 3, 2010 International University of Sarajevo's Campus in Ilidža.

Distinguished guests, that were also joined by the Turkish Minister for Industry and Commerce Mr. Nihat Ergün, were greeted by the Prof. Dr. Adem Baştürk, President of the IUS Board of Trustees, Mr. Hasan Topaloğlu, President of the Foundation for Education Development Sarajevo and Prof. Dr. Hilmi Ünlü, IUS Rector.

After short program on the Campus terrace, Mr. Gül and Mr. Silajdžić proceeded to the Conference Hall where large number of guests including foreign Ambassadors to Bosnia and Herzegovina, ministers and academics was waiting for them. First to speak was Prof. Dr. Adem Baştürk who presented short history of International University of Sarajevo (IUS).

His speech was followed by the address of Mr. Gül who expressed his delight in being in Sarajevo and IUS. At the end of the event, Prof. Dr. Baştürk and Mr. Topaloğlu presented Mr. Gül with the special gifts, symbols of both University and Sarajevo, to mark his visit to IUS.

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