The Maarif Schools of Niger, chosen as the most successful schools in the country last year, opened their doors for the 2018-2019 school year.
The Nigerian-Turkish Friendship Schools of Turkish Foundation Maarif organized an opening ceremony for the school year 2018-2019 on October 15, 2018 in the capital Niamey within the campus itself.
The Minister of Secondary Education of Niger, Mohamed Sanoussi Elhadji Samro, the Minister of Primary Education of Niger, Daouda Mamadou Marthe, the Ambassador of Turkey to Niger, Hüseyin Özdemir, the Member of the Board of Trustees of the Turkish Maarif Foundation, Mahmud Özdil, the Director of Niger of the Turkish Maarif Foundation, administrators, teachers and parents attended the program where the National Anthems of both countries were sung and the promotional video of the school has been watched.
In his speech, the Ambassador Özdemir said that Turkish Maarif Foundation was satisfied with the training system in the country. Turkish Maarif Foundation would undoubtedly make a great contribution to Niger's educational system.
Following the opening speeches, the traditional dance performance, Turkish songs and the poems read by the students were a great success.