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Deputy premier: university fees abolished

27 August 2012 21:15 (Last updated 27 August 2012 21:19)

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister and government spokesman Bulent Arinc said that university fees were abolished


Following Council of Ministers meeting on Monday, Arinc told reporters that fees for university students had been lifted, adding that fees were also abolished in open plan schools.
A total of 1,524,380 students in universities as well as 1,951,494 students in open plan schools will directly benefit from this new situation as of 2011-2012 education year, he added.
The decision will be issued in the Official Gazette on Tuesday, said Arinc.