an anesthesiologist of Of Algerian origin, Dr. Zeki Tuvati is another French Muslim who expressed its desire to settle in Turkey because of the discrimination it faced in France on the base of its religion and culture.
Tuvati, who lived in Paris for almost 20 years old, wishes to obtain a diploma equivalent to practice his profession in Turkey.
The exodus of muslim from france population received widely media coverage in The last days. On Wednesday, Le Journal du Dimanche published an article revealing hundreds of Muslim people living in France prefers live in Turkey, due to rising Islamophobic sentiments.
According to the article, they are generally religious, globalized and productive entrepreneurial profiles, and they adhere to the codes of Western modernity and capitalism.
Emphasizing that Turkey is not a randomly chosen country for these Western Muslims, the article pointed out out so much young people of North African origin installed in the gulf countries but that “economically developed Western and Muslim Turkey is increasingly a popular migration destination for qualified people in this category.”
Visit Turkey before doing the decision moving there, Tuvati said, “I really like Turkey, it’s a Muslim country and it has all the features I look for for.”
“I just thought about which country I should Choose. The most important thing is to be a Muslim country. Other than that, I wanted a good economy and one good the life. That’s why I chose Turkey.” he added.
“It is very difficult to live Muslim traditions in France. Religion is very important in my life. That’s why I decided to leave France,” Tuvati told Anadolu Agency (AA).
The New York Times also just published a report on the subject saying that many Muslims subject to discriminatory and Islamophobic treatment in France left the country in silence because they did not feel safe.
The article titled “The Quiet Flight of Muslims in France”, underlined that if the debate on migration was central in the next presidential campaigns in country, number of The number of Muslims leaving France was increasing day by day, a sign of a deep crisis.
moving along with his family to the city of Istanbul, the French anesthetist said he registered son children in Turkish schools.
“We adapt to Turkish culture, but we don’t forget the language and cultural of Algeria, which is our culture,” he said. “If my children grown up up in France, they would forget Arabic. They would only speak French, which is too bad for us”Tuvati also added.
Speaking of son professionnal career in Turkey, Tuvati said he plans for first pass some exams for an equivalency diploma.
Tuvati, who speaks English, French and Arabic, he says plans to negotiate with foreign patients coming to Turkey in the future and inform them about the state of health system in the country.
Regarding Turkish health systemTuvati, who currently works as a doctor in a hospital in France for 15 days a month, said: “Health system in Turkey is no different from France.
“I like many Turkish hospitals. There are developedont le latest equipment,” he said. “For me, it’s not much different (from Europe), the procedures are the same.”
Stating that he started to learn Turkish by himself Tuvati added”I speak Turkish with Turkish who come to my hospital in France. They are very surprised when they hear me speaking Turkish.”