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On his 79. Anniversary of death, we commemorate our great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Monday, November 6, 2017 - Read : 828

On the 79th anniversary of his passing, we as Marmara Group Foundation are commemorating Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey. Within our civil society identity we want to declare that with his works and his guidance, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is leading the contemporary values of our nation. In the foreign countries we visit, we are continuously discovering statues and busts of Atatürk, who is not only a guide for the Turkish nation but also for the oppressed folks. On our last visit to Moldova on November 6, 2017 the Marmara Group Foundation, represented by Şamil Ayrım, Cafer Okray and Dr. Akkan Suver, came together under the bust of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Great Atatürk, this nation is grateful to you. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

The Equality, Justice and Woman Summit has been announced in a press conference

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - Read : 665

On Tuesday, the 7th of November 2017, the "Equality, Justice and Woman Summit", in which Müjgan Suver participates as member of the organizational committee, has been announced in a press conference at The Marmara Hotel Istanbul. Non-profit organizations that stand up for the equality and justice of women will meet up in the summit from the 30th of November until the 1st of December 2017. Journalists, politicians, people striving for women's rights and academicians will be participating as speech men in the summit. Politicians, academicians, media representatives, civil society volunteers and professionals who question the inequality and injustice in Turkey and the world, who demand democracy and reflect about human rights, justice and social gender equality, who put forth politics and discourse and every human being who imagines to change and transform ideas together will be able to join. Besides Müjgan Suver, the organizational committee consists of the following names: Bertil Emrah Oder, Çiğdem Aydın, Emel Armutçu, Fatma Köse, Fatmagül Berktay, Gülseren Onanç (curator), Hülya Gülbahar, Meral Tamer, Nuray Özbay, the Sensiz Olmaz group, Sevgi Uçan Çubukçu, Tijen Mergen, Yasemin Bektaş, Zeynep Alemdar.

A great reward for the Marmara Group Foundation by Vienna Economic Forum

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - Read : 756

Dr. Akkan Suver, President of the Marmara Group Foundation has been honoured with the "Strategic Partnership of the Year 2017" Award by Vienna Economic Forum. Dr. Günther Rabensteiner, President of Vienna Economic Forum and Prof. Dr. Elena Kirtcheva, General Secretary and Ambassador, presented the Award to Dr. Akkan Suver. The Marmara Group Foundation was represented in the 14th Vienna Economic Forum "Vienna Future Dialogue 2017" by Dr. Akkan Suver and Ali Rıza Arslan. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Montenegro's Minister of Economy Dragica Sekulic and Valdrin Lluka, Minister of Kosovo Ministry of Economic Development were also present at the Award ceremony. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

We visited Gagauzia

Monday, November 6, 2017 - Read : 604

The Marmara Group Foundation visited Kishinev and Comrat during the 3. Gagauzian Investment Meeting. Dr. Akkan Suver, Şamil Ayrım and Cafer Oktay, who represented the Marmara Group Foundation, were first invited to a lunch by the former President of Moldova, Petru Lucinschi. After lunch, the Gagauzian president Irina Vlah welcomed the committee of the Marmara Group Foundation. Dr. Akkan Suver, Şamil Ayrım and Cafer Oktay also visited Hulusi Kılıç Ambassador of Kishinev, in his office. During the 3. Gagauzian Investment Meeting in Comrat, Dr. Akkan Suver participated as spokesman as representative of the Marmara Group Foundation. The committee that attended the Ananiev Gagavuz Holiday on November 5th, was warmly welcomed and achieved a great attention by the Gagauzian people.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

The Ambassador of Bangladesh visited the Marmara Group Foundation

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Read : 624

H.E. M. Allama Siddiki, Ambassador of Bangladesh, attended an interactive meeting at the Senate Hall of Kadir Has University. As guest speaker of the Marmara Group Foundation, he gave a speech about the reflections of Turkish-Bangladeshi relationships. The rector of Kadir Has University, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın, leaded the meeting, which was attended by academicians, businessmen, retired ambassadors and bureaucrats. In his speech, the Ambassador H.E. M. Allama Siddiki revealed Bangladesh's place in the world within bilateral and multilateral relations. Futhermore, he expressed his gratitude to the valuable aid that Turkey afforded in the Arakan events. He also emphasized that Bangladesh's services within the private sector are compliant with global conditions. Goldman Sachs designated Bangladesh as the "future miracle of the East" before. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Suver and Kalaycıoğlu have visited Bosnia and Herzegovina

Monday, October 30, 2017 - Read : 578

Marmara Group Foundation, EU and Human Rights Platform President Müjgan Suver and Professor. Dr. Sema Kalaycıoğlu made a visit to Sarajevo as guests of H.E Melika Mahmutbegovic on 25-28 October 2017. Müjgan Suver and Prof. Dr. Sema Kalaycıoğlu made a courtesy visit to Turkey's Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador H.E. Harun Koç during their stay.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Republic of Turkey is 94 years old

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - Read : 1032

29th October is a very special day in the calendar of Turkey. 29th October is the Republic Day of Turkey or (29 Ekim Cumhuriyet Bayramı ). The day marks the anniversary of the proclamation of the Turkish Republic when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was named as its first leader. On 28th October, 1923, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk announced that the Turkish Republic would be proclaimed the following day and this day is also part of the Republic Day commemorations. HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY (This picture is the cover of world-renowned TIME MAGAZINE published after the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey -1923)

Montenegro 2. Honorary Consuls' meeting held in Podgorica

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Read : 719

The Honorary Consuls of Montenegro around the world gathered in Podgorica with the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Honorary Consul General of Istanbul Dr. Akkan Suver, Hatay Honorary Consul Mr. Şerif Tosyalı and İzmir Honorary Consul Mr. Cüneyt Bosnalıer have participated from Turkey. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro H.E. Prof. Dr. Srdjan Darmanovic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development H.E. Milutin Simovicc, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism H.E. Pavle Radulovic, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs H.E. Osman Nurkovic and General Director for Consular Affairs Mr. Selim Lika, Secretary General Mr. Veselin Sukovic, Director General for Economic and Cultural Diplomacy Amb. Ana Vukadinovic, General Director for Bilateral Affairs Amb. Ivan Lekovic and Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs State Secretary Hon. Angelina Zivkovic made presentations respectively to explain the economic and social structure of Montenegro in the years of 2017-2018. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

H.E. Ismail Kahraman, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey received the delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation

Saturday, October 27, 2017 - Read : 676

The Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, H.E. Ismail Kahraman, received the delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation consisting of Mr. Şamil Ayrım and Mr. Yüksel Çengel. During the visit, H.E. İsmail Kahraman, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, was invited to the 21thEurasian Economic Summit and given a briefing including the preparations of the summit.

Austrian National Day celebrated in Istanbul

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - Read : 923

The Consul General of Austria in Istanbul, Hon. Gerhard Lutz gave a reception at the Austrian Palace in Yeniköy, Istanbul for the celebration of the Austrian National Day. On behalf of Marmara Group Foundation, Dr.Akkan Suver and Mr. Cafer Okray have participated the reception to celebrate the Austrian National Day. In addition to the members of parliament and military senior officers present in Istanbul, the Ambassador of Austria to Ankara, H.E. Dr. Ulrike Tilly and Military Attache Colonel Reinhard Schöbel have also attended the reception.