International Maarif Schools in Gambia held a commencement ceremony at capital Banjul. Turkish Ambassador to Banjul Tolga Bermek and the Gambian Foreign Minister Dr. Mamadou Tangara, along with teachers, students and parents, attended the ceremony.
The commencement ceremony started with the national anthems of Turkey and Gambia, the school administration then presented certificates of achievement to students and gifts to valedictorians. Ambassador Bermek speaking at the ceremony thanked Gambian Foreign Minister Tangara and the Government of Gambia for the support they provide to Maarif Schools. The Foundation’s Representative to Gambia İbrahim Sert emphasized the importance of education and outstanding success of the International Maarif Schools in countrywide.
The ceremony ended with the presentation of diplomas to 60 students who graduated from different categories after a music concert, dance and halay (Turkish folkloric dance) performances.