Journalist Mehmet Altan and writer Besir Ayvazoglu together with a group of other Turkish journalists and writers paid a visit to International Burch University on Saturday, 2nd of October 2010. This visit is a part of activities regarded to Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture organization and the project ``In the footsteps of Evliya Celebi`` which also included visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital.
During this short visit to University, Prof. Dr. Huseyin Padem gave some brief information about the activities and achievements of the University made so far. Guests were pleased to hear about the many cultural activities organized by University to bring together different cultures.
Istanbul is European Capital of Culture in the year of 2010. Regarding to this there are numerous cultural activities, organizations and exhibits in this city every day, but being a capital of culture is not only limited to area of Istanbul. This was a reason of visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina and its capital.