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Big loss in the sports field of the Turkish World: Naim Süleymanoğlu

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Read : 939

We have lost Naim Süleymanoğlu, who was known as "Pocket Hercules" in the world and who gave extraordinary prestige and honor to the Turkish World in the Olympic, World and European championships, at a very young age. Dr. Akkan Suver, Chairman of the Marmara Group Foundation, made a statement after the great champion who had 7 World Championships, 3 Olympic Championships and 6 European Championships: "the success of the legendary athlete was so big that not everyone could have been able to achieve it. His high memory will be a guide to the Turkish youth."(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Dr. Akkan Suver at the International Think-Tank Symposium in the People's Republic of China

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Read : 815

Dr. Akkan Suver, President of the Marmara Group Foundation, made a speech at the "International Think-Tank Symposium" which was formed by high-level think-tanks of thirty-two countries after the 19. Party Congress in the People's Republic of China. Dr. Suver emphasized the importance of globalization and explained that the People's Republic of China's philosophy of the Silk Road, which was revealed yesterday, is in fact the philosophy of our future.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

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

Monday, November 6, 2017 - Read : 1029

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 : 842

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 : 945

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 : 747

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 : 758

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 : 714

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 : 1237

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 : 1130

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)