Minister Podzic visits BH Cadets at Air Force Academy of the Republic of Turkey

A delegation of the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by Defense Minister Sifet Podzic, continued the implementation of the official visit program to the Republic of Turkey through a series of activities in Ankara and Istanbul.

On Wednesday, Minister Podzic, accompanied by other members of the delegation, visited the Ground Military Academy of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, where he met with officials of this educational institution, as well as with our cadets.

The delegation also visited the National Defense University and the Air Force Academy of the Republic of Turkey in Istanbul, where Minister Podzic met with our cadets and members of the AFBiH who are studying in these institutions.

On that occasion, Podžić emphasized the importance of quality military education and specialist training for strengthening the overall capacities of the AFBiH.

“The fact that you provided us with the largest number of places for our cadets to study abroad and cover all the costs of military training, confirms the friendly attitude of the Republic of Turkey towards the Armed Forces of BiH, and thus the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, for which I am extremely grateful,” said Podzic.

Currently, there are 92 people in training in the Republic of Turkey, of which 75 are cadets of the AFBiH and 17 members of the AFBiH who attend various types of courses, command and staff schools and other types of specialist training.

The Minister of Defense of BiH demanded from our cadets a high degree of responsibility and professionalism during training, as a sign of gratitude for this type of assistance, stating that with “their quality military education we not only strengthen personal and professional capacities of AFBiH personal gain “.

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