Latest News From Marmara Foundation

We have lost Prof. Dr. Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - Read : 484

World-famous Prof. Dr. Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis, who was the founder and president of Biopolitics International Organisation and was one of participants of Marmara Group Foundation's Eurasian Economic Summits, passed away on April 10, 2018 in Athens. The reknown scientist was buried with a ceremony organized in Athens. Dr. Akkan Suver, President of the Marmara Group Foundation, said the following about the passing of Prof. Dr. Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis: "Professor Arvanitis was an important participant of our summits. We will commemorate her with great respect. We will think of her with the words "when the wise dies, humanity dies". May she rest in peace."

Winpace at Second Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - Read : 405

The Winpeace Group which has also members of the Marmara Group Foundation held its second annual meeting in Istanbul. In addition to EU and Human Rights Platform President Müjgan Suver, Gülriz Yıldırım, Nur Mardin, Şule Bucak, Jennifer Serter, Nilgün Lermioğlu, Zeynep Oral and Feriha Erfan attended the meeting. The participants talked about the preparations for the youth camp project planned for this summer season in Cyprus.

Dr. Akkan Suver in Beijing

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Read : 558

Dr. Akkan Suver participated in an official tour as the guest of the People's Republic of China Public Diplomacy Association, and was accepted by the Beijing Ambassador of Turkish Republic Abdülkadir Emin Önen. Dr. Akkan Suver and his colleagues visited the Beijing Mosque first. On the visit, Dr. Akkan Suver presented the Holy Quran in Turkish to the Beijing Mosque. The imam of the mosque also presented a handmade Word-i Tawhid written in Chinese Alphabet to Dr. Suver. The Chinese Medicine Institute gave a briefing to the delegation that visited the China International Radio, the National Museum and the Forbidden City. Information on internet journalism was also presented to the delegation consisting of Murat Taylan, Hasan Kılınç, Dr. Kadir Temiz, Dr. Altay Atlı, Arif Kemal Tayfur, Özcan Yüksek and Gülşah Maraşlı, who visited the Great Wall of China and participated in operas and concerts.

Azerbaycan is 100 years old

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - Read : 530

Mesim Hajiyev, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Istanbul, gave a reception on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of Azerbaijan. The reception organized at Raffles Istanbul Hotel was attended by foreign mission chiefs as well as Marmara Group Foundation's EU and Human Rights Platform President Müjgan Suver.


Monday, May 21, 2018 - Read : 597

Marmara Group Foundation Deputy President Şamil Ayrım participates in the elections from Justice and Development Party as deputy candidate from the Istanbul third region. Marmara Group Foundation wishes high success to Şamil Ayrım who has been Iğdır member of parliement from Doğruyol Party and Istanbul deputy from Anayol Party in previous years.

Dr. Edward de Bono celebrates his 85th anniversary

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - Read : 739

Famous philosopher and thinker Edward de Bono's 85th birthday ceremony took place in Malta under the patronage of Maltese President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. On behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation, Mrs. Müjgan Suver and Dr. Akkan Suver as well as Dr. de Bono's students from all over the world participated in the event. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

We lost Prof. Bernard Lewis

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Read : 277

Bernard Lewis who is one of the most important names in the Middle East history, lost his life at 102. Bernard Lewis was a guest of honor at a meeting organized by the Marmara Group Foundation on 4 February 2003. At Bush administration, Bernard Lewis known as father of ideas in Middle East Policy, was a person who specializes in matters such as Islamic History, Islam and Western Relations. He was also known for his rejection of the Armenian allegations and his thesis on this subject. Marmara Group Foundation sees the loss of Bernard Lewis as a major loss in the history of World thought. With the death of Bernard Lewis, mankind has lost a personality that can not be filled easily. We are bowing in front of the memory of the Saint.


Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Read : 492

The Turkish Nation consist of the valiant descendants of a people that has lived independently and has considered independence the sole condition of existence. This nation has never Lived without freedom, Cannot and never will. (Mustafa Kemal Atatürk)

Dr. Akkan Suver in Malta

Saturday, May 18, 2018 - Read : 358

On the occasion of world-famous thinker Dr. Edward de Bono's 85th birthday ceremony, Dr. Akkan Suver also visited Turkish Ambassador Başak Türkoğlu. After his visit at the embassy, Dr. Suver also visited the Turkish Military Cemetery dating from the Ottoman period.

Dr. Suver was awarded a Honorary Journalism Membership

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - Read : 377

The international newspaper "Azerbaycanım" located in Baku elected Dr. Akkan Suver as Honorary Member of their editorial board. Editor in chief Emil Nasirli visited Dr. Suver at the Foundation Headquarters in Istanbul to hand over the document that is dated 18 April 2018. Şamil Ayrım also attended the presentation ceremony.