In his written statement, Minister Kacır noted that young scientists, who were trained to represent Turkey in the international arena in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics within the scope of the 2202 Science Olympics Program carried out by TÜBİTAK BİDEB, proudly waved the Turkish flag in the Olympics they participated in.
Explaining that in the Olympics, which they attended for the first time as TÜBİTAK, Tuna Tülümen, one of the students representing Turkey, won the silver medal, and Egemen Sarıtekin, Mehmet Öztürk and Yiğit Karaca won the bronze medal, Kacır said that Kaan Üstün was given an honorable mention.
Kacır stated that Fatih Solak, one of the students representing Turkey in the 35th International Computer Olympiad, in which 355 students from 89 countries participated, won the silver medal, and Cengiz Eray Aslan, Çağan Ahmet Yanmaz and Berke İnan Tol won the bronze medal.
Congratulating the students who are the guarantee of their future in Turkey’s scientific world, Kacır made the following evaluation:
“All these achievements are thanks to the determined leadership of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as well as the political will he has put forward for years and the vision he has drawn for Turkey. Now we want to take our competencies in the field of space much further. Turkey’s Century, where we aim to make space no longer the playground of just a few countries.” “As we build , our greatest assurance will be you, our youth. With this vision, we will continue to invest in our youth systematically and decisively.”
Emphasizing that the support they provide to young people with the vision of the National Technology Move will continue, Kacır wholeheartedly congratulated all the students, their families, teachers and everyone else who made the country proud by participating in the Olympics, and wished them continued success.
Support for young people will continue
TÜBİTAK President Prof., whose views were included in the statement. Dr. Hasan Mandal emphasized that geography and culture have raised astronomers and scientists in the field of astronomy centuries ago, whom the whole world has taken as an example, and that it has hosted the world’s first and exemplary observatories, and said:
“The successes achieved by our young people in an organization in which we participated for the first time showed once again how true our trust in them is. As TÜBİTAK, we will continue to raise our young people as scientists of the future and support them.”