Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Nsour said on Monday that Turkish culture and civilization were parts of cultural heritage.
Nsour, speaking at the University of Jordan within the scope of International Turkish-Arab Common Cultural Heritage Symposium, stated, "Turkish culture and civilization are parts of cultural heritage. King Abdullah was the first Arab leader to visit Turkey. It shows the essence of the relations between Turkey and Jordan."
Turkish Minister of National Education Nabi Avci emphasized that they tries to improve the cultural relations between the two countries and said that his ministry exerted efforts to include Turkish to the syllabus of the Jordanian schools in order to provide a cultural exchange.
Symposium will last until Wednesday which is attended by a number of thinkers from Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria.
The symposium, supported by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Union of Arab Universities and the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, aims to shed light on the cultural values between Turkish and Arab countries, where opinions and suggestions on cultural, social and historical relations would be presented.