Talented high school students in Türkiye received the Jinnah Young Writers Awards at a ceremony Tuesday in collaboration with the Turkish National Education Ministry and the Pakistani Embassy in Ankara. The theme was “Muhammad Iqbal and Mehmet Akif Ersoy - Two great poets of the 20th century.”
Mustafa Mert Tokgoz from Istanbul received 1st place with his essay, Iqbal and Independence, at the ceremony at the Ministry of National Education in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Türkiye’s National Education Minister Yusuf Tekin said he was happy to meet representatives of friendly and sisterly Pakistan. He said the ministry plays a very important role in passing feelings of fellowship to future generations.