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Dr. Suver visited SOCAR Turkey

Tuesday, Feburary 6, 2018 - Read : 573

Within the framework of the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit's promotional visits, Dr. Akkan Suver visited Gülmirza Cavadov, Chief Business Support Officer of SOCAR Turkey. During the meeting, Dr. Suver stressed the importance of SOCAR Turkey and its TANAP project for Turkey. Dr. Suver brought up the importance of SOCAR Turkey's cooperation and the contemporary values of its innovative technology, he also stressed the importance given to SOCAR's participation in the summit.

Belarus Introductory meeting was held.

Thursday, Feburary 1, 2018 - Read : 679

The "Republic of Belarus Country Presentation Day" jointly organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Ankara and the Office of the Belarusian Business Council (DEIK) was held in Ankara Chamber of Industry. Starting with the speech of the President of the Belarusian Business Council Ali Rıza Arslan, the Country Presentation program provided informative presentations on the sectors, investment opportunities and commercial potentials that stand out in Belarus.(PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)

Ambassador Michael B. Christides received Dr. Suver

Thursday, Feburary 1, 2018 - Read : 742

Ambassador Michael B. Christides, who assumes his duties as Secretary General for the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, received Dr. Akkan Suver in his office. Dr. Suver invited the Secretary General to the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit in April. During the visit, he stressed that General Secretaries of the BSEC participated in the Eurasian Economic Summits in the previous years. Dr. Suver emphasized the significance of regional cooperation and that the Black Sea coexistence is very good example for this.

Visiting the Consul General of Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, Feburary 1, 2018 - Read : 733

Dr. Akkan Suver, who visited Erkin Sopokov, Consul General of Kyrgyzstan to Istanbul in his office, emphasized the importance he gives to the participation of Kyrgyzstan in the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit. Since in the previous years Kyrgyzstan was represented at the level of President in the Eurasian Economic Summits, Dr. Suver asked Consul General for support regarding this topic.

TUSIAD evaluated Turkey's economy

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - Read : 676

Career Consuls and Honorary Consuls came together at the "TÜSİAD Turkey's Economy and Global Trends Assessment" meeting on Tuesday. Besides the Consul General of Hungary in Istanbul and ICC Chairman Balázs Hendrich, General Secretary of TÜSİAD Bahadır Kaleağası and TÜSİAD Chief Economist Dr. Zümrüt İmamoğlu made evaluations on Turkey's economy. The opening speech of the meeting, that was also attended by Dr. Akkan Suver, was made by Balázs Hendrich, Head of the ICC and Consul General of Hungary in Istanbul. While Secretary General of TÜSİAD Bahadır Kaleağası held a presentation regarding "Global Trends in Turkey, the EU and the World, TUSIAD Chief Economist Dr. Zümrüt İmamoğlu presented a communiqué with the topic "Economy of Turkey". In the question-and-answer session after that was made after the presentations, the participants of the event laid Turkey's economy and global trends on the table.

Dr. Suver visited Hungarian Consul General Balazs Hendrich

Monday, January 29, 2018 - Read : 569

Marmara Group Foundation's President, Dr. Akkan Suver, visited Balazs Hendrich, Consul General of Hungary to Istanbul and gave an informational presentation regarding the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit. At the visit, the topics included not only the presence of Hungary's former President Pál Schmitt at the Eurasian Economic Summit but also the "Smart Cities", which will be a topic of the Summit.

Visiting the Bulgarian Consul General

Monday, January 29, 2018 - Read : 571

In the framework of the informational meetings regarding the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit, Dr. Akkan Suver visited Bulgaria's Consul General to Istanbul, Hon. Angel Angelov. At the visit, Consul Petar Arabadzhev was also present. Dr. Suver emphasized the importance of a Mayor and of former President Petar Stoyanov attending the Summit, especially regarding the scope of Smart Cities, which will be one of the Summit's topics.

Visiting Ukraine’s Consul General

Monday, January 29, 2018 - Read : 666

Dr. Akkan Suver continued his informational visits regarding the 21st Eurasian Economic with the Ukrainian Consul General Oleksandr Gaman. Emphasizing that the Marmara Group Foundation gives great importance to Ukraine’s representation at the 2018 Eurasian Economic Summit, Dr. Akkan Suver also asked Consul General Oleksandr Gaman for support.

Uzbekistans Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov received Ali Rıza Arslan

Saturday, January 26, 2018 - Read : 646

Ali Riza Arslan and Mehmet Fatih Arslan, who visited Uzbekistan, were accepted by Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov. While Prime Minister Abdulla emphasized that they are very pleased with Turkish businessmen visiting Uzbekistan, Ali Rıza Arslan gave an informational presentation regarding the 21st Eurasian Economic Summit and invited the Prime Minister to attend the Summit in April in Istanbul. At the reception, Mehmet Fatih Arslan and Alparslan Uçar were also present together with Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Cemsid Kuckarov.

Marmara Group Foundation General Assembly was held. Dr. Akkan Suver re-elected President

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Read : 659

The Marmara Group Foundation's Ordinary General Assembly was held at the Malta Mansion in Istanbul with wide participation. In the Presidency of Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, Incilay Balls, Av. Oktay Gök, Yalçın Sönmez and Turan Sarıgülle started the Marmara Group Foundation's annual activity report, Dr. Akkan Suver described the activities of 2017. Dr. Suver emphasized that the Marmara Group went three times each to Azerbaijan, to Montenegro and the People's Republic of China, once to Macedonia, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Austria, Albania, Kosovo, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Slovenia, Mongolia and Uzbekistan in order to organize activities in these countries that represented the bright face of Turkey's civil society identity; he thanked his friends who supported him individually. (PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE FOR DETAILS)