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Benediction of Christmas

Saturday, December 26, 2015 - Read : 2025

Christmas was reverenced both by the Syrian Catholic Patriarchate and Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate. In accompany with His Highness Mor Filiksinos Yusuf Çetin from the Patriarchal Vicar of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Istanbul and Ankara and His Highness Yusuf Sağ from the Syrian Catholic Patriarchal Horepiskopos, the delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation, represented by Dr. Akkan Suver and Cafer Okray, participated in the ceremonies marking the occasion of this exceptional Day of the Christian World.

Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır receives the delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation

Saturday, December 25, 2015 - Read : 1606

Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır, received the delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation at his Working Office at the District of Ortaköy, Istanbul. Within the scope of the workings of the19th Eurasian Economic Summit, the delegation – presided by Dr. Akkan Suver – including H.E. Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, Cafer Okray, Müjgan Suver, Lale Aytanç Nalbant and Yalçın Sönmez were available during the visit and informed His Excellency Bozkır about the upcoming Summit. The delegation invited H.E. Bozkır to the inauguration ceremony of the 19th Eurasian Economic Summit to be held on April 6, 2016 in Istanbul.

Vasip Şahin, the Governor of Istanbul receives the Marmara Group Foundation

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - Read : 1885

H.E. Vasip Şahin, the Governor of Istanbul received the Marmara Group Foundation. As part of the preparations for 19th Eurasian Economic Summit, a delegation including Dr. Akkan Suver, Engin Köklüçınar, H.E. Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, H.E. General Necdet Timur, Şamil Ayrım, Müjgan Suver, Yüksel Çengel, Cafer Okray and Ercüment Güvercin paid a visit to H.E. Vasip Şahin, the Governor of Istanbul at his Office. The group exchanged views with His Excellency about the upcoming Summit. Following to the invitation of the delegation, Vasip Şahin stated –by referring his cooperation regarding the previous Summits– his support would maintain for this year’s Summit as well.

Visits to the Ambassadors in Ankara Continue

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - Read : 1943

Regarding 19th Euroasian Economic Summit o Regarding the19th Eurasian Economic Summit organized by the Marmara Group Foundation, exchange of views with the ambassadors in Ankara continue. In this context, Dr. Akkan Suver and Cafer Okray did informative presentations to H.E. Radu Onofrei, Ambassador of Romania; Dr. Klaus Wölfer, Ambassador of Austria; H.E. Amjad Adaileh, Ambassador of Jordan; H.E. Lotfi Aquad, Ambassador of Morocco; H.E. Amanullah Jayhoon, Ambassador of Afghanistan and Hon. Moustapha Diop Chargé d'affaires of Embassy of Senegal during the visits.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the New Year Reception

Saturday, December 19, 2015 - Read : 1672

To the New Year Reception 2016 held by the Turkish MFA for the Heads of the diplomatic missions, Dr. Akkan Suver, the President of the Marmara Group Foundation attended in his capacity of Honorary Consul General of Montenegro in Istanbul. At the reception, as Vasip Şahin- the Governer of Istanbul Province , H.E. Ambassador Kenan İpek the Representative of Turkish MFA in Istanbul and Mr. Asaf Hajiyev- the PABSEC Secretary General were also present, H.E. Ambassador Mehmet Samsar celebrated the New Year of the Heads of the Diplomatic Missions in his speech on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Marmara Group Foundation paid a one-day working visit to the Sarajevo within the framework of the 19th Eurasian Economic Summit.

Saturday, December 18, 2015 - Read : 1962

The Foundation delegation including Dr. Akkan Suver, Cengiz Güldamlası, Ibrahim Aksoy, Nigar Sargan, Doç. Dr. M. Kemal Yılmaz – the Associate Professor, Oktay Yavuz and Cüneyt Türktan was received by H.E. Marinko Čavara – President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Denis Zvizdić- Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Fadil Novalić –Prime Minister of the Federation of BiH, H.E. Vjekoslav Bevanda –Minister of Finance and Treasury, and H.E. Edita Kalajdžić –Secretary of the Government of BiH, Šemsudin Dedić –Minister of Agriculture, Water-Management and Foresty, H.E. Denis Lasić -Federal Minister of Transport and Communications, H.E. Nermin Džindić –Minister of Energy, Mining and Industry. Subsequent to these visits, the delegation was welcomed by Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina H.E. Dr. Dragan Čović for New Year Reception.

The delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation pays a visit to the Embassies in Ankara within the framework of the 19th Eurasian Economic Summit

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - Read : 2786

About the framework of the 19th Eurasian Economic Summit, the delegation of the Marmara Goup Foundation including Dr. Akkan Suver, Şamil Ayrım and Cafer Okray paid a visit to inform the Embassies in Ankara; H.E. Luigi Mattiolo, the Ankara Ambassador of Italy, H.E. Avni Spahiu, Ambassador of Kosovo, H.E. Igor Jukić, Ambassador of Slovenia, H.E. Danilo Vučetić, Ambassador of Serbia, Hon. Ibrahim Isah, Charge d'affairs of Nigeria, H.E. Ulfat Kadyrov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan, H.E. İbrahim Abass, Ambassador of Ghana, H.E. Branko Milić, Ambassador of Montenegro, H.E. Janis Bjørn Kanavin, Ambassador of Norway and H.E. Richard Moore, Ambassador of UK.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

TÜSİAD introduces the application guide-booklet for domestic violence against Women

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - Read : 1317

TÜSİAD, the Charter of Turkish Industry & Businessmen Association, upholding the project "İş Dünyası Aile İçi Şiddete Karşı–Business Against Domestic Violence" launched by the Sabancı University’s Institutional Executive Forum in 2013 has released the application guide-booklet for domestic violence against Women to the public view. Mrs. Müjgan Suver, the President of the EU and Human Rights Platform of the Marmara Group Foundation was also present at the introduction meeting held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the headquarter of TÜSİAD. Mrs. Suver acts as an expert member of the Gender Equality Working Group under TÜSIAD.

Network of Balance and Control pays a visit to the Diyarbakır Bar Association

Monday, December 14, 2015 - Read : 731

As the Spokesperson of Coordination Group of the Balance and Network –Mrs. Müjgan Suver–, the President of the EU and Human Rights Platform paid together with the related representatives a solidarity visit to the Borough of Diyarbakır on occasion of condolence for the late lawyer Tahir Elçi. In addition to the visit, the representatives of the Balance and Control joined by the related delegations of the Center of the Dicle Social Researches (DITAM) exchanged views about the latest developments in the Region.

At the 12th Anniversary of Haydar ALIYEVs death, Dr.Akkan Suver We Bow Respectfully to the Greatest Leader of Turkic World. Rest In Peace.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015 - Read : 1759

At the 12th Anniversary of Haydar ALIYEV’s death, Dr. Akkan Suver: We Bow Respectfully to the Greatest Leader of Turkic World. Rest in Peace. At the 12th Anniversary of His Demise, H.E. Haydar ALIYEV, the late President of Azerbaijan has been commemorated with the ceremonies held both in Ankara and Istanbul. Mr. Şamil Ayrım, as the representative of the Marmara Group Foundation, participated in the Commemoration Ceremony organised at Haydar Aliyev Park in Ankara by the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Faik Bagirov. Mr. Şamil Ayrım delivered a statement on the Legendary President of Azerbaijan subsequent to the Commemoration Ceremony joined by the Vice-Premier of the incumbent government of Turkey, Mr. Tuğrul Türkeş and the Chairman of the Azerbaijan–Turkey Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, Mr. Necdet Ünüvar. Dr. Akkan Suver and Mr. Cengiz Güldamlası represented the Marmara Group Foundation during the Commemoration Ceremony arranged at the Sarıyer- Haydar Aliyev Park in Istanbul by Hon. Esmira Hüseyinova, the Istanbul Consul General of Azerbaijan. After the laying of wreaths at the Haydar Aliyev Monument, the whole participants of the Commemoration Ceremony placed a wreath at the Atatürk’s Monument as well.