The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Ethiopia, Her Excellency Yaprak Alp, visited Haramaya University on June 19, 2019. On her arrival, the ambassador was received by Dr. Jemal Yusuf, the acting president of the university, and the vice presidents.

Accompanied by a representative of Ethiopian Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education and a technical expert from the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, Her Excellency participated in interviews made to recruit competent PhD candidates for scholarship secured from the Government of the Republic of Turkey.

She had also held discussion with top management of the university on forging partnership with Turkish universities and on the possibility of offering entrepreneurial skills for local youth.