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Abdullah Gül accepted the Marmara Group Foundation in his office

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Read : 1258

The Marmara Group Foundation visited 11th President Abdullah Gül and made an information presentation as part of the efforts to organize the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit. Abdullah Gül received the delegation that consisted of Dr. Akkan Suver, Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, former Gen. Necdet Timur, Müjgan Suver, Dr. Fatih Saraçoğlu, Lale Aytanç Nalbant, Engin Köklüçınar, Şamil Ayrım, Yüksel Çengel, former Admiral Yüksel Önel, Ali Rıza Arslan and Sırrı Şimşek; Abdullah Gül also sstated that he will participate at the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit in April.

Visiting the Austrian Consul General, Gerhard Lutz

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Read : 1431

Marmara Group Foundation's information visits to the Consul Generals regarding the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit are ongoing. On behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation, a delegation consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Cafer Okray and Ali Rıza Arslan, visited the Austrian Consul General Gerhard Lutz in his office to present information about the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit. Consul General Gerhard Lutz stated that Austria would work on a high-level participation at Marmara Group Foundation's Eurasian Economic Summit.

Birthday Celebration of His Majesty the Japanese Emperor

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Read : 1139

Japanese Consul General Norio Ehara and his wife gave a reception on the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty the Japanese Emperor. The reception was attended by Diplomatic Mission Chief in Istanbul, as well as Japan's Ambassador to Ankara Akio Miyajima. İstanbul Deputy Governor İsmail Gültekin participated at the reception, representing the State. Dr. Akkan Suver and his spouse Müjgan Suver also attended the reception on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation.

Anniversary of Turkish Women's Choice and Election

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Read : 1148

The 5th of December represents the day on which Turkish women obtained the Right to vote and to be elected. As Marmara Group Foundation, we congratulate this high achievement that Turkish women got on December 5, 1934; we also express our thanks and gratitude’s to the 7th Government of the Republic and President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who brought this illusion into being.

The UAE celebrated its 46th National Day

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Read : 1055

The Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Istanbul, Khalifa Abdurrahman Mohamed Al Marzooqi, gave a reception on the occasion of their 46th National Day. Assistant Governor İsmail Gültekin and District Governor of Başakşehir Kazım Tekin took part at the reception on behalf of the government. Besides Head of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry Erdal Bahçıvan, Board Member of TAV Mehmet Erdoğan and also foreign mission chiefs were present. The reception, which was attended by Dr. Akkan Suver on behalf of Marmara Group Foundation, lasted until late hours.

Women's Summit Successfully Completed

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - Read : 1389

The "Equality, Justice and Women's Summit" was held at the Istanbul WOW Hotel on the 30th November and 1st of December 2017. Müjgan Suver, chairwoman of Marmara Group Foundation EU and Human Rights, was part of the organizational committee. Nearly 1,500 journalists, politicians, academics, and female activists participated in the meeting organized by non-governmental organizations focused on women's fight for equality and justice. 8 panels and 5 workshops were held at the Summit which was opened with the song "There are Women". There were 27 speakers with the moderators, well-known by the community. In the "Equality, Justice and Women's Summit", knowledge and expreiences were shared as well as different problems and their solutions. The conclusion report that was shared with the public at the end of the summit emphasized once more that the problem of gender equality is a problem of democracy for there will be no justice without equality. At the end of the workshops a "women's road map" was identified by active citizens.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew gave a reception

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Read : 966

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Saint Synod council gave a reception on the occasion of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle at the Ceylan Hotel. Orthodox citizens of Istanbul, diplomatic mission chiefs and non-governmental organizations participated in the reception; on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation, Dr. Akkan Suver, Müjgan Suver, Cafer Okray and Şen Okray were also present.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Visit to Chief Rabbi Izak Haleva

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Read : 926

A committee on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation, consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Engin Köklüçınar, Nuri Artok, Retired General Necdet Timur, Former Member of Parliament and Retired Ambassador Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, Cafer Okray and Retired Admiral Yüksel Önel visited Chief Rabbi Izak Haleva. During their visit, they presented the information about the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit to be held on April 11-13, 2018. The delegation also invited the Chief Rabbi to hold a speech at the summit to be organized next year.

Reception of the Romanian State

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Read : 809

General Consul of Romania to Istanbul, Adriana Ciamba celebrated the Romanian National Day with a reception at the Conrad Hotel in Istanbul. The reception that was joined by heads of foreign missions in Istanbul and high-level members of the civil and military society; in her inaugural speech, General Consul of Romania to Istanbul, Adriana Ciamba said: "the ongoing relation between Turkey and Romania continue to exist in an exceptional unity today, as it always has been." Dr. Akkan Suver, his spouse Müjgan Suver and Cafer Okray participated at the reception on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation.

Marmara Foundation continues to visit the Ambassadors

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - Read : 904

The Marmara Group Foundation is continuing its efforts to promote the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit with visits to the Ambassadors. A delegation on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver and Şamil Ayrım has visited Poland Ambassador H.E Maciej Lang, Ambassador of Lebanon H.E. Rabıe Narsh, Embassy of Morocco Charge d'Affaires H.E. Said Ait Talebe Ali, Ambassador of Tunisian H.E. Mohamed Faycal Ben Mustapha, Ambassador of Russian Federation H.E Aleksey Yerhov and Uzbekistan Ambassador H.E. Alişer Agzamhadjev each in their offices and made presentations on the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit. Dr. Akkan Suver and Şamil Ayrım visited the bust of the Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, who lost his life in a humiliating attack; hereby they commemorated the deceased Ambassador Andrey Karlov, who was a close friend of the Marmara Group Foundation. .(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)