REPRESENTATIVE OF MOZAMBIQUE TO UNESCO PROF. FİLİMONE MANUEL MEİGOS IS IN KUTAHYA
Another international attempt developed within the scope of UNESCO Creative Cities Network was made.
The representative to UNESCO and the Rector of Higher Institute of Arts and Culture of Mozambique Prof. Filimone Manuel Meigos and his assistant Flavialidia Gumende came Kütahya in order to attend “Dumlupınar International Çini Festival” organized in collaboration with Vocational School of Higher Education for Fine Arts of Dumlupınar University (DPÜ) , Kütahya Municipality, Zafer Development Agency and Çini, Ceramic Research Center of Dumlupınar University.
The Governor Ahmet Hamdi Nayir met the Rector of Higher Institute of Arts and Culture of Mozambique Prof. Filimone Manuel Meigos and his assistant Flavialidia Gumende at the breakfast.
The Mayor of Kütahya Kamil Saraçoğlu, Deputy Mayor Ali İhsan Ertaş and the representatives of Zafer Development Agency (ZEKA) attended the breakfast organized in Döner Gazino at the Kütahya Castle.
Having thanked the Rector of Higher Institute of Arts and Culture of Mozambique Prof. Filimone Manuel Meigos and his assistant Flavialidia Gumende The Mayor of Kütahya Kamil Saraçoğlu said that he was happy to host them in Kütahya.
“KÜTAHYA BECAME THE SYMBOL OF TURKEY”
Having stated that their first visit to Turkey was made to Kütahya, the Rector of Higher Institute of Arts and Culture of Mozambique Prof. Filimone Manuel Meigos said that he will carry out all the necessary works for the relevant collaboration. Filimone Manuel Meigos said,” We are very happy to have the honor of coming and being invited to Kütahya. We made our first visit to Turkey in Kütahya. Therefore, Kütahya means Turkey for us. Also, it has an emotional meaning for us because the first place we visited in Turkey was Kütahya. Kütahya has become the symbol of Turkey for us after today. I will do my best to maintain this collaboration and this will happen in two areas. We will carry out the necessary works for the field of culture and art . Because of the fact that I am also a rector, we will start the works in order to develop our relationships with Dumlupınar University. ”
It was agreed at the breakfast where a mutual agreement about a long-term collaboration was reached that in the first step, Mozambique will start the works within the scope of UNESCO Creative Cities Network through its city of culture and art, Malota.
On the other hand, Zafer Development Agency will share its experiences about the development of its human resources with the instruction of the Mayor Ahmet Hamdi Nayir. Thus, Kütahya will make the necessary contributions for developing good relationships which are on the agenda of both of the countries.