Very precious Deputy Prime Minister of ally and friend Kosovo, Mrs. Edita Tahiri, Very precious Governor of Edirne, Very precious Mayor, Honorable Ambassadors, Journalist Friends, Estimable Academicians, Ladies and Gentlemen.
I would like to thank all the distinguished guests and in particular the Chairman of the African Union Commission His Excellency Prof. Alpha Omar Konare, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Abdullah Gul, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) His Excellency Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu for their par- ticipation in 1st International Turkish African Congress.