Turkey’s Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) signed a letter of intent Monday with Indonesia’s main Islamic non-governmental organization to increase education opportunities through cooperation between Turkey and Indonesia. 

Representatives of the Muhammadiyah organization visited the Turkish capital Ankara and discussed Turkey’s scholarship programs with the YTB along with opportunities for cooperation.

Indonesia’s ambassador to Turkey Lalu Muhammed Iqbal took part in the signing ceremony.

YTB chairman Abdullah Eren said the organization is a diaspora institution that aims to maintain ties with citizens living abroad to their motherland and mother tongue.

Eren noted that 17,000 international students

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