Latest News From Marmara Foundation


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - Read : 1591

We are in the fourteenth year of Azerbaijani State's National Leader, Haydar Aliyev. Haydar Aliyev is the founder of today's contemporary and modern Azerbaijan. His works and services were not only important for Azerbaijan, but also for the great Turkish world. He worked for the realization of the Turkish unity; especially bringing the Turkish-Azerbaijani relations to the highest level was one of his biggest aims. With these feelings, with the Baku, Tbilisi, Ceyhan pipeline he created with great faith, he brought his always present thought of "One Nation - Two States" into being and again with his words, tied the two countries with steel ropes.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)


Monday, December 11, 2017 - Read : 1183

We have lost İbrahim Çağlar, Head of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. İbrahim Çağlar, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Marmara Group Foundation and Academic Council Member, was also a participant of the Eurasian Economic Summits. We are in deep sorrow for İbrahim Çağlar, who sincerely took part in the work of our Foundation and whom we lost very young. We will make our memories last forever for our friend. We present our deepest condolences to the Turkish business community and all members of the Marmara Group Foundation.

Polish Consul General organized a New Year's Concert

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - Read : 1269

Andrzej Papierz, Consul General of Poland in Istanbul organized a New Year's Concert at Saint Antoine's Church due to the upcoming New Year. At the recital accompanied by Marek Ruszczynski, one of the well-known pianists of Poland,Poland's famous Mezzosoprano Magdalena Cornelius gave an exceptional concert. A big audience attended the concert where the works of numerous composers from Bach to Chopin, from Paderewski to Saint Saens, were exhibited; Patriarch Bartholomeos, spiritual leaders and foreign mission chiefs from Istanbul were part of the audience.

Abdullah Gül accepted the Marmara Group Foundation in his office

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - Read : 1380

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 : 1656

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 : 1280

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 : 1303

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 : 1190

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 : 1547

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 : 1090

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)