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Arda Turan meets Bill Gates

Arda Turan of Barcelona and founder of Microsoft Bill Gates pose after the meeting between FC Barcelona Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Tokyo, Japan on December 16, 2015.

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  • Scholarship to Returning Academics

    The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey now offers 3. 250 TL monthly scholarship to returning academics who complete their Ph.Ds abroad. 

  • Every student has Internet Access

    Every school in Turkey now has ADSL internet connection.  

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The number of disabled workers employed in public sector in 2010

  • From Electricity Importer to Exporter

    Turkey increased electricity production from 31 thousand to 45 thousand megawatts in ten years and started selling electricity to Georgia, Syria and Greece. 

  • Government Takes Care of Traffic Accident Victims

    The government now covers all medical expenses of those injured in traffic accidents. 

  • Safranbolu Houses

    Safranbolu Houses, featured in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, are being restored by the Housing Development Administration of Turkey. 

  • Record Growth in Technology Sector

    The Turkish technology sector grew 19.4% in 2010, closing the year with 17.5 billion TL revenue. 

  • Double-lane roads save 1525 lives

    The number of people who were killed in traffic accidents dropped to 4,041 in 2010 from 5,566 in 2000 thanks to 13,500 more kilometers of double-lane roads, which saved 1,525 lives a year on average. 

  • 5000 more licensed tourist guides

    The number of licensed tourist guides has risen to 12,517 in 2010, from 7,658 eight years ago. 

  • First step for Turkish fighter jet

    Feasibility works have been launched for first Turkish fighter jet planned to be completed by 2023, the centenary of the Republic of Turkey. 

  • World Leader in Transit Passengers

    Carrying 18 million passengers in the Asia-Europe transit corridor in 2010, Turkey saw the highest increase in transit passenger numbers in the world. 

  • Investing in Farmers

    Turkey increased agricultural investments in the past 10 years from 1.8 billion TL to 9 billion TL.