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A Maarif Student in Mauritania ranked the First Place at the University Entrance Exam

Mauritania student will study medicine in Turkey.

Turkish Maarif Foundation (TMF) Mauritania Schools achieved great success at the Entrance Exams to university.

Khalid Mohammed al-Mukhtar Sidi Ahmed, a senior student at TMF Mauritania High School, scored the highest score among 200,000 students in the last 4 years and ranked the first place within the country.

In virtue of this achievement, Turkish Airlines Mauritania Office offered to cover Ahmed’s travel expenses to Turkey during his training life.

They prefer Turkey for their studies

The Mauritanese student, who chose to study Medicine, will study at Pamukkale University with scholarships from Turkey provided by the Presidency of Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB).

Explaining that schools taken over from FETO in Mauritania were in very bad conditions and started to provide education in 2017-2018, TMF Mauritania Country Representative Adil Tanış added, “Turkish Maarif Foundation Schools have become one of the highest quality educational institutions in the country in a very short time. The overall success average of the students who took the University Entrance Exams this year was 16 percent, while the average of the students who took the exam from Maarif Schools was 92 percent. This year, 56 of our 62 graduates were enrolled in various Turkish universities in 26 different departments.”

Tanış emphasized that they have implemented the distance education system for not disrupting the curriculum during the epidemic and that they would keep contacts with the students after their graduation.

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