The Rector of the International Balkan University, Prof. Dr. İsmail Kocayusufoğlu welcomed the State Secretary in the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Behixhudin Shehabi for a meeting on Wednesday, 23rd of March 2016. Rector Kocayusufoğlu informed Mr. Shehabi about the educational process at IBU, as well as the projects of our university for the near future. He noted that IBU serves as a model university where multiculturalism is nourished as one of the most important values of the Balkan region and its historic ties with Turkey. On the other hand, Mr. Shehabi informed about the current activities of the Ministry of Culture, with special focus on the projects that are related to education. He expressed his full support to all ideas and projects that contribute to the strengthening of cooperation between the various nations and cultures at IBU and in this direction, both parties agreed to continue the successful cooperation.