May 15th, 2012
On 15 May 2012, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Mr. Cemil Çiçek, accompanied by a group of four lawmakers from Turkey's Parliament visited Epoka University.
During a meeting held at the premises of the university, the Rector Prof. Dr. Halil Murat Ozler, explained in detail the process of establishment and development as well as the activities carried out by Epoka University. According to Prof. Ozler, Epoka University has in a short time managed to become one of the most prominent universities in Albania and the region.
During the speech delivered in front of the staff and students of the University, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Mr. Cemil Çiçek, praised the leading role that Epoka University plays as a higher education institution in Albania as well as in the wider region. Mr. Çiçek stated that Epoka University represents a clear example of the intensification of cooperation between the two countries in the area of education.
At the end of his speech, Mr. Çiçek emphasized the importance of human capital in the determination of the position of states in the international arena and also stated that investment in education provides the most stable and long-term benefit for every society.
The speech of Mr. Çiçek was followed by a series of questions asked to him by the students and staff of the University.
Rruga Tirane-Rinas, Km 12, Universiteti Epokaxhakur@yahoo.com