Kyrenia University Rector Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu accepted 3 thousand books which donated as a gift to UoK Grand Library by Academic Member of the Department of Turkish Language and Literature of Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Near East University, and Head of Cyprus Research Centre Prof. Dr. Şevket Öznur.
At the ceremony attended by Vice Rectors, General Secretary, academicians and library staff, Rector Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu described as a book and literature lover Prof. Dr. Şevket Öznur and expressed his sincere thanks to him for his meaningful gesture .
Stating that Şevket Öznur has recently received the title of Professor, Salihoğlu congratulated him and said that he believes that the contributions will continue to increase and thus the goal set by the name of the Grand Library will be achieved.
Salihoğlu underlined that they aim to increase the number of printed books up to 1 million at the Grand Library, which currently provides access to 500 thousand printed books and 650 million digital resources.
Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu also thanked the employees who works devotedly for the establishment of the library.
Academic Member of the Department of Turkish Language and Literature of Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Near East University Prof. Dr. Şevket Öznur stated that he was happy to contribute to the University of Kyrenia Grand Library.
At the end of the ceremony, Rector Prof. Dr. İlkay Salihoğlu presented a plaque of appreciation to Şevket Öznur.