Turkey’s TIKA establishes a training center at a Pakistani university


The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) has established a training center and digital library within Quaid-e-Azam University in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.


An official ceremony was held Thursday at the university on the occasion of the opening, which was attended by the Turkish ambassador to Islamabad Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, the president of the university Muhammad Ali, and the coordinator of TIKA in Islamabad Mohsen Balji.

In a statement, Balci said that the establishment of the two centers aims to transfer Turkey’s capabilities in entrepreneurship and innovation to Pakistan and support bright ideas in the country.

He added that the agency provided the training center with computers and other equipment that would contribute to increasing the trainees’ capabilities.


Balci stated that with the start of operation of the training center, it is expected to create strong cooperation between the university and the industry sector.