During the visit of the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to Guine-Bissau a « Protocol on the Administration, Organization and Operation of Educational Institutions » was signed between the Turkish Maarif Foundation and the Ministry of National Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports of the country.
Çavuşoğlu held a joint press conference with his Guinea-Bissauan counterpart Suzi Carla Barbosa following their meeting. He declared “We have seen the current potential and we will continue to encourage our businessmen to invest here”. He said they welcomed the agreement signed with Guinea-Bissauan authorities and added : “Turkish Maarif Foundation will open new schools here in Guinea-Bissau. It currently has 333 schools in 43 different countries, 23 of which are on the African continent.”
Turkish FM also draw attention on the signature of additional protocols that will “strenghten the foundations of cooperation and bilateral ties” and thanked his counterpart for the warm welcome.