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Turkey's officials hold meeting to reverse brain drain

Steps to encourage reverse brain drain to Turkey from world discussed in meeting chaired by Turkish president

Ferhat Demircan   | 17.02.2020
Turkey's officials hold meeting to reverse brain drain President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) chairs the High Advisory Board meeting at presidential complex in Ankara, Turkey on February 17, 2020. ( Mustafa Kamaci - Anadolu Agency )

ANKARA

Turkey's high advisory board chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a meeting on Monday in capital Ankara on reversing the brain drain to Turkey from all over the world.

Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said in a statement that the steps to be taken to encourage reverse brain drain were discussed in the meeting.

A discussion was also held to keep trained scientists within Turkey and also bring back those who went abroad, Altun stressed.

Possible contributions of private as well as public sector were also discussed in the meeting, he added.

* Writing by Dilara Hamit.

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