Meeting with Archbishop Tutu
Our outgoing regional director in Cape Town, Halil Yurtsever, has met with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. The meetign took place in Cape Town at his office. Mr Yurtsever briefed Archbishop Tutu on the philosophy and activities of Turquoise Harmony Institute. Archbishop emphasized the importnace of the work that Turquoise Harmony Isntitute is doing and the need to continiously advocate dialogue in society.
Archbishop also expressed his support to efforts in investing the field of education. Mr Yurtsever briefed Archbishop on Gulen Movement (Hizmet) and the educational projects of the movement in many parts of the world.
Rumi Forum, an NGO promoting interculural dialogue based in Washington DC, has awarded Archbishop Tutu and award on Extraordinary Commitment to Dialogue and Reconciliation last month.