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Azerbijan Vice President Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov visits Turkey

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Read : 1385

Azerbijan Vice President Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov, recently visited with Turkish government officials including Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Çavuşoğlu. Dr. Akkan Suver and Şamil Ayrım were also present at the dinner Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş hosted for Prof. Dr. Ali Hasanov in honor of his visit. Azerbaijani General Consel Faig Bagırov, Former Tourism Minister of Turkey İlhan Aküzüm, İstanbul Congressman Murtuza Zengin, along with SOCAR Turkey Chairman of the Board Vagıf Aliyev also joined the dinner.

Kazakhstan's Ambassador bids Farewell to Turkey

Monday, October 24, 2016 - Read : 1268

Kazakhstan Ambassador H.E. Canseyit Tüymebayev bids farewell to Turkey as he leaves for his new post as the Southern State Governor in Kazakhstan. High ranking officials and businessmen have attended to the farewell reception at the Istanbul Intercontinental Hotel. Delivering a speech at the reception, Dr. Akkan Suver remarked the successful and efficient works by the Ambassador during his appointment and because of his achivement in the development of Turkish-Kazakh relations, his warm memories would not be forgotten.


Saturday, October 21, 2016 - Read : 1312

Within the scope of the works of 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, Dr. Akkan Suver has given information to the Consul General of Republic of Poland Hon. Mr. Grzegorz Michalski about the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit during his visit to the Consulate General of Republic of Poland. At the meeting, Mr. Suver has emphasized the importance of participation of Republic of Poland in the Summit and has stated that the Summit will also provide both countries with the enhancement of their related commercial relations.

The Alliance of Civilizations meeting is held in Istanbul

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Read : 1287

The Alliance of Civilizations meeting is held in Istanbul with the participation of Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations. The International Conference on “Role of Youth in Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism” was held in Istanbul Hilton Hotel. Tuğrul Türkeş, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey have also participated the conference. Ambassador Ramil Hasnaov, Secretary General of the Turkic Council and Chief Advisor of the Prime Minister, Prof. Dr. Bekir Karlığa have also addressed the audience at the conference. Dr. Akkan Suver and Atty. Ercüment Güvercin have attended the conference from the Marmara Group Foundation.

Marmara Group Foundation have visited the Uzbekistan Consulate

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - Read : 1279

The Board members of the Marmara Group Foundation, Dr. Akkan Suver, Mr. Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, Dr. Fatih Saraçoğlu and Mr. Cafer Okray have visited the Consul General of Uzbekistan in Istanbul, Hon. Shukhrat Aminov and Consul Mr. Jahongir Parmanov in their office and invited them to the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit. During the visit Consul General of Uzbekistan Mr. Shukhrat Aminov has given brief info about Uzbekistan post- Islam Karimov.

Marmara Group Foundation members have visited Patriarch Bartholomew in his office

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Read : 1326

Marmara Group Foundation members Dr. Akkan Suver, Mr. Engin Köklüçınar, Mr. Cafer Okray and Mr. Kenan Acıkök have visited Patriarch Bartholomew in his office and invited him to the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit. The Marmara Group representatives gave a detailed information about the summit and thanked Patriarch Bartholomew for his support to the activities of the Marmara Group Foundation.

The spouses of the Consul Generals have started their 2016-2017 activities

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Read : 1165

The first of the series of meetings of the spouses of the foreign representatives took place in Istanbul Sofa Hotel with high participation. Ms.Müjgan Suver represented the Honorary Consulate of Montenegro. The annual program was discussed during the meeting. In addition, the spouse of the Kazakhstan's Consul General in Istanbul made a brief presentation about Kazakhstan.

Visit to the Consul General of People's Republic of China in İstanbul, Hon. Qian Bo

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - Read : 1384

Dr. Akkan Suver, president of the Marmara Group Foundation have visited the newly appointed Consul General of People's Republic of China in İstanbul, Hon. Qian Bo in his office and wished him success. During the visit, Dr. Akkan Suver has given brief information about the upcoming 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, which will be held on 4-6 April, 2017 in Istanbul. Consul General Hon. Qian Bo stated that Dr. Suver is the very first Turkish representative to visit him on his new appointment.

October 11th International Day of the Girl Child

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - Read : 1131

On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly resolved to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child in the frame of the Sustainable Development Goals. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights through education. Effective supporting of young girls will help the prevention of discrimination and violence they face in their daily life and hence contribute to a stronger and equitable society. In 2016, an action plan primarily for equal access to education was adopted under “ The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals – The empowerment of girls” resolution. The aim is to support girls to be independent and equal members in their family and in their society. As the EU and Human Rights Platform of the Marmara Group Foundation we wish all our children, girls and boys to have an inclusive, equitable, innovative quality education based on scientific contemporary principles and standards. We hope and expect a determined governmental policy to for the implementation of these standards, in this new school year. Somewhere a girl child is waiting for your help.

H.E. Michal Kovac, Slovakia's first president has passed away

Monday, October 10, 2016 - Read : 1171

Dr. Akkan Suver has signed the book of condolence in honour of H.E. Michal Kovac at the Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Istanbul and expressed his condolences. He has stated that he shared the sorrow of the Slovakian People for the loss of H.E. Michal Kovac in the name of the Marmara Group Foundation with its identity as a civil society.