TIKA inks cooperation agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina
Protocol aims to support socio-economic development in Balkan country
Turkish state-run aid and development agency TIKA inked a cooperation agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday.
Serdar Kayalar, the agency’s president, and Bosnia-Herzegovina Federal Minister for Displaced Persons and Refugees Edin Ramic signed the protocol to carryout joint projects in the Balkan country.
The agreement aims at supporting socio-economic development in Bosnia-Herzegovina, according to a statement by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency or TIKA.
In a meeting with Ramic and the accompanying Bosnian delegation before the official ceremony at the agency's headquarters in Ankara, Kayalar gave a briefing on TIKA's efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina so far.
Employment of disadvantaged groups and youth, vocational training and manufacturing sectors will be among TIKA’s priority areas in the post-pandemic period, he said.
Ramic acknowledged that TIKA's projects have contributed to prosperity and development in his country.
TIKA, founded in 1991, carries out development projects in more than 150 countries.
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