TRNC News Today 13th August 2013

The 39THANNIVERSARY OF THE SECOND PHASE OF CYPRUS PEACE OPERATION WILL BE CELEBRATED

The 39th anniversary of the second phase of Cyprus Peace Operation will be celebrated with various ceremonies.

Martyrs will be commemorated in Taşkent, Muratağa In Memory of the Martyrs(Maratha) –Sandallar (Santalaris) and Atlılar (Aloda), where mass murders were committed by the Greek Cypriots during the Peace Operation.

There will also be celebrations in Serdarlı, Lefke and Gazimağusa which were liberated by the second phase of the 20th July 1974 Peace Operation that occurred on 14th, 15th and 16th August.

MARTYRS WILL BE COMMEMORATED IN MURATAGA-SANDALLAR AND ATLILAR

The memorial ceremony for the martyrs of mass murders in Muratağa-Sandallar Villages will begin at 17.00, on 14th August, Wednesday.

Turkish and TRNC flagWreaths will be laid according to the order of precedence, following a moment of silence and a gun salute.

After raising the flag with the Turkish National Anthem, Ahmet Aşır, Founder of Atlılar-Sandallar Martyrs Memorial Association, will give a speech and poems will be read.

At the ceremony, a religious official will say prayers for the martyrs after the speech of President Derviş Eroğlu. The ceremony will end with a visit to the martyrdom centre.

GAU REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN THE FIRST TRNC UNIVERSITY ACCREDITED BY EAQUALS

Girne American University (GAU) is reported to have been the first TRNC University accredited by the ‘Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality Language Services- EAQUALS’ which is one of  Europe’s and the world’s GAU Millenium (1)leading accreditation bodies in the field of English language education.

In the statement released by the university it was recorded that only 2 universities in Turkey were qualified to be a member of EAQUALS, one of the leading accreditation authorities that supervises English Language education and academic programs of the European Union education institutions and the World’s higher education institutions and after the assessments GAU English Preparatory School was chosen once again to be the first most qualified English teaching institution in the TRNC and second in Turkey. GAU also indicated that this accreditation has made an important contribution to the promotion of the country.

Source : TRNC Public Information Office