Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Center, working to promote Turkey, Turkish language, culture, art and history, will be opened in Italian capital of Rome.
ROME- Turkish Ambassador in Rome Hakki Akil told AA correspondent that they have received permissions for opening of the center.
Akil said that the center was expected to be opened at the end of 2012.
The Yunus Emre Institute established under the Yunus Emre Foundation conducts educational activities and scientific research and applications in order to meet the aims stipulated in the Law.
Among the activities of the Institute are conducting research for the improved promotion and teaching of Turkish culture, history, language and literature, supporting scientific studies by cooperating with various organisations and informing the wider public with various publication of the results of such endeavours, all in accordance with the aims of its establishment.
The Yunus Emre Institute aims to contribute to the training of competent academicians and researchers in the fields of Turkish language, history, culture, art and music and attempts to provide training through certification programs.
The Yunus Emre Institute will conduct activities to establish Yunus Emre Turkish culture centres in different countries throughout the world to promote Turkish language, culture, arts and history.
On one hand, the Yunus Emre Turkish culture centres will be contributing to the promotion of Turkey through scientific projects, cultural activities and courses, while on the other hand, the centres also aim to strengthen friendship ties and increase the cultural exchange with other countries.