Turkish-African Collaboration Forum and Education Fair was hosted by Çankırı Karatekin University between 25-27 of May, 2016 in Turkey. There have been participants from Sudan and other 10 African Countries, 2 European Countries, 1 Asian Country. From Sudan, on the other hand, the participants were minister of higher education, undersecretary, and 56 committee members including Abdulatif Alhamad University, it was represented by the university vice chancellor Prof. Mohamed El Amin Hamza and secretary of academic affairs Dr. Hussam Eldin).
On 26th of May, Turkish Universities and African Universities have signed agreement protocols for collaboration including Mevlana Exchange Programme, Joint Exchange and Collaboration Protocol. They also agreed upon the training and the education of trainees at Vet Center education of trainees called “Sudan-Turk Vocational and Technical Education Center of Trainers” to train 15-20 trainees of for about 2-3 months in order to plan the coordination between Turkish and African Universities.
After the conference Abdulatif Alhamad university singed a memorandum of understanding with (Bartın University and Yıldırım Beyazıt University). The secretary of academic affairs Dr. Hussam Eldin made a preliminary meeting with two Turkish universities (Middle East Technical University and Yıldırım Beyazıt University) , his visit aimed to agree to exchange cultural, and scientific researches in the future.