Red Crescent chairman visits Armenian school
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Red Crescent chairman Akar (R) visited meets students at Levon Vartuhyan. AA photoThe Turkish Red Crescent extended food assistance to an Armenian nursery and primary school in Istanbul yesterday.
Turkish Red Crescent chairman Ahmet Lütfi Akar visited private Levon Vartuhyan Armenian Nursery and Primary School in Istanbul’s Topkapı neighborhood and extended assistance consisting of 100 consignments of food.
“The Turkish Red Crescent is an organization that extends help without making religious, linguistic or racial discrimination. We will continue to meet needs of Levon Vartuhyan Armenian Nursery and Primary School periodically from now on,” Akar said.
Monik Ergan, the chairman of the Surp Nigogayos Armenian Church Foundation to which the nursery and primary school are connected, said they did not want to close the school and they were making efforts to keep it open. Ergan also said almost 100 students were being educated at the school.