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  • Mar 12, 2012
  • 02:26 AM

‘New charter should have no barriers to mother tongue education’

Büşra Erdal / Today's Zaman
The 26th meeting of the Abant Platform, which discussed problematic areas of the constitutional drafting process, suggested in its final declaration on Sunday regarding education being given in languages other than Turkish -- one of the most contentious issues that needs to be addressed in the new constitution -- that as long as the official language of the country is taught and learned, everyone should be given the opportunity to receive an education in their mother tongue.

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