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Here to Fly Won the Eurasian Economic Summits Cup Race

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - Read : 1070

As part of the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, the “Eurasian Economic Summits Cup Race” was held on Wednesday, April 5 at Veliefendi Hippodrome. In the 9th year of this important race, Here to Fly (Luxor - Alfunun / Sadler's Wells), of which the owner is Yaman Zingal and the rider is Selim Kaya, won the race well ahead of the other racers.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Çiğdem Akın carried out the fashion show of Istanbul Ready Made Garment and Apparel Exporters' Associations ( İHKİB)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - Read : 891

The fashion show, which has been carried out as a tradition for fifteen years in the Galas of Eurasian Economy Summits by Istanbul Ready Made Garment and Apparel Exporters' Associations (İHKİB), was held with the collection "Something Stupid" by Çiğdem Akın.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)


Monday, April 3, 2017 - Read : 1166

Yenigün Newspaper, which is belong to Vice President of The Marmara Group Foundation Engin Köklüçınar, came first in the competition of "mise eu page" which was held by General Directorate of Press and Information. The Marmara Group Foundation congratulate the Family of Yenigün Newspaper.

The Press Conference of the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit was held on March 30, 2017

Saturday, March 31, 2017 - Read : 1143

President of the Marmara Group Foundation Dr. Akkan Suver, Fashion Designer Çiğdem Akın and Vice President of Istanbul Ready-Made Garment Exporters' Association (IHKIB) Mustafa Gültepe came together for the press conference of the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit At the press conference, Mr. Mustafa Gültepe, Ms. Çiğdem Akın and Dr. Akkan Suver expressed their remarks on the Eurasian Economic Summit that will take place this year on April 4-6, 2017 in Istanbul.

Dr. Suver was in Krakow

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Read : 1777

Dr. Akkan Suver, who participated in the America and Euro-Atlantic Security Conference organized by the ”Fundacja Instytut Studiow Strategicznych - Foundation Institute for Strategic Studies” in Krakow, Poland, presented a speech on the Security of the Black Sea and the importance of the Montreux Convention. In the session, which Anna Szymanska Klich, the President of the Foundation Institute for Strategic Studies made the opening of and Dr. Akkan Suver was a speaker in, Robert Pszczel, the Director of NATO Information Office in Moscow, Boris Tarasyuk, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Bogan Klich, Senator of the Republic of Poland, Former Minister of National Defence of Poland, Ambassador Istvan Gyamati, President of International Centre for Democratic Transition also made a speech.


Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Read : 1352

We celebrate Nevruz. The day accepted as the New Year’s Day by the Turks living in Central Asia, Anatolian Turks and Iranians is called Nevruz. It is a combination of the Persian words Nev (New) and Ruz (Day). It corresponds to March 22nd according to the Western calendar and March 9th according to the Moslem one, when the day and the night are of equal length and ıs known by such names as "Nevruz-i Sultani,” "Sultan Nevruz," "Sultan Navriz" and "Mart Dokuzu" (Ninth of March). Nevruz also appears in the Twelve Animal Turkish Calendars, and had been known to the Turks and celebrated by them for a very long time. The principle view of Nevruz is the celebration of independence. In other words that it marks the day of departure from Ergenekon. Hence, Nevruz has been accepted as the beginning of the new year by Turks and has still been celebrating with festivals. Among the Turkish communites of Central Asia, the Azeris, Kazakhs, Khirghiz, Türkmens, Uzbeks and Uyghur Turks, the Anatolian Turks and the Balkan Turks have kept the Nevruz traditon alive up to the present day. HAPPY NEVRUZ!

Marmara Group Foundation was at the 5th Global Baku Forum

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Read : 1048

Dr. Akkan Suver, President of the Marmara Group Foundation and Mr. Şamil Ayrım, Vice President of the Marmara Group Foundation participated in the 5th Global Baku Forum, which was held on March 16-17, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. İlham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan opened the 5th Global Baku Forum, in which actual and former presidents were present. Dr. Akkan Suver and Mr. Şamil Ayrım were invited to the various TV channels during and after the Forum and gave their remarks on the 5th Global Baku Forum, which was completed successfully.

International Women’s Day, March 8

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - Read : 1171

As you know, International Women’s Day, 8th of March is a universal day that is defined by the United Nations. Based on the human rights, this day is spared for the improvement of the political and social awareness, celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of the women. International Women’s Day, 8th of March first started to be celebrated in Turkey as “Working Women’s Day” in 1921. In 1975, “Turkey 1975, the Year of Women” congress was held as Turkey was also influenced by the “United Nations Decade for Women” program. After the military coup of September 12, 1980, no celebration was made for four years. Since 1984, every year “International Women’s Day” continued to be celebrated by various women’s organizations. However, this year, a ban has been imposed on celebrations in Istanbul and Izmir..(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

H.E. Rustam Azimov, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Met With Dr. Suver

Monday, Feburary 27, 2017 - Read : 1259

H.E. Rustam Azimov, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, who came to Turkey as a formal guest of H.E. Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Economy of Turkey, received Dr. Akkan Suver along with Elyor Ganiyev, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan and Anvar Sharapov, Minister of Tourism of Uzbekistan. At the meeting, Rustam Azimov expressed his remarks on Turk-Uzbek relationship. Dr. Akkan Suver gave a brief review emphasizing the value of Turk-Uzbek relationship for us as the Marmara Group Foundation with our civil society identity. At the meeting of Turkey-Uzbekistan Business Forum which Dr. Akkan Suver participated in, Turkish Businessman Ali Rıza Arslan signed an investment Project in the field of tourism with the Minister of Tourism Anvar Sharapov.

Checks and Balances Network Gathered in Antalya

Saturday, Feburary 25, 2017 - Read : 1081

The representatives of the Coordination Group, Communication Group and Internal Audit Group have gathered in Antalya for three-days meeting marathon on the dates of February 26-27, 2017 in order to form the new structure of the Checks and Balances Network and determine the intergroup duties and responsibilities. Müjgan Suver, who is in the Checks and Balances Network on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation, was elected in the Coordination Group as a representative of the Judicial Reform Group. At the meeting that took place in Antalya, Müjgan Suver, Şakir Gürel and Gamze Pamuk were elected as representatives of the Checks and Balances Network.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)