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We lost our friend Cemal Bilgiçi.

Thursday, Feburary 22, 2024 - Read : 165

We have lost our friend Cemal Bilgiç, Marmara Group Foundation Board of Trustees Member Cemal Bilgiç, the father of Marmara Group Foundation Secretary General Sezgin Bilgiç and Marmara Group Foundation Board of Trustees Member Göksel Bilgiç. As Marmara Group Foundation, we share the great pain of the Bilgiç family. We wish our dear friend Mr Cemal Bilgiç mercy from God Almighty. We wish patience to the Bilgiç family. The funeral ceremony of our dear friend Cemal Bilgiç will be held on Friday (23.02.2024) after the afternoon prayer at Gümüşyaka Mosque and then buried in Gümüşyaka Cemetery. May God have mercy on him. Marmara Group Foundation President Dr Akkan Suver

Fatma Demirel visited the Marmara Foundation.

Saturday, Feburary 17, 2024 - Read : 288

North Cyprus Turkish Republic Istanbul Consul General Fatma Demirel visited Dr. Akkan Suver at his office to obtain detailed information about the 27th Eurasian Economic Summit scheduled for February 21-22, 2024. Ambassador Ertuğrul Kumcuoğlu, who is a member of the Marmara Group Foundation's Board of Trustees, was also present during the visit.

Dr. Akkan Suver and Bünyamin Yevlal held a press conference regarding the Eurasian Economic Summit.

Saturday, Feburary 17, 2024 - Read : 416

The countdown has begun for the 27th Eurasian Economic Summit, organized by the Marmara Group Foundation (MGV) and scheduled to take place in Istanbul on February 21-22. The details of the summit, to be held in collaboration with the Istanbul Ready-Made Garment and Apparel Exporters' Association (İHKİB), were announced at a press conference held at the Istanbul Fashion Academy. With the theme "From Crises to Stability, Building an Inclusive World," the summit will host over 300 politicians, diplomats, academics, religious leaders, and businesspeople from more than 40 countries, including former presidents from 20 countries. Additionally, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the 9th President Süleyman Demirel, a special session will be organized. The collections of the finalists of the 31st KOZA Young Fashion Competition will also be showcased at the summit. Greetings on behalf of foreign guests will be delivered by the President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Ersin Tatar, and the welcome speech on behalf of the Marmara Group Foundation will be given by former Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. Furthermore, it was revealed that horse racing will take place at the Veliefendi Hippodrome at 17:00 on the first evening of the summit, followed by an award ceremony, fashion show, and gala dinner. Dr. Akkan Suver, President of MGV, emphasized their platform's commitment to freedom of expression, highlighting that the Eurasian Economic Summit has brought together influential figures in the international arena for over a quarter of a century. İHKİB Board Member Bünyamin Yevlal also stressed in his speech that the Eurasian Economic Summit is an international brand for Turkey. He noted İHKİB's significant emphasis on brands and branding in the fashion industry.

February Meeting of Rumeli Opinion Leaders Held

Monday, Feburary 12, 2024 - Read : 347

The February meeting of Rumeli Opinion Leaders took place with the participation of Member of Parliament of Istanbul Seda Gören Bölük, Atilla Baykal, Dr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu, Alaaddin Büyükkaya, Recep Altepe, Dr. Akkan Suver, Süheyl Çobaoğlu, and Bahri Sipahi. Also present at the meeting were Ümran Köksüz and Hasan Yediyıldız from the Marmara Group Foundation

The Marmara Group Foundation visited the Consul General of Kosovo.

Monday, Feburary 12, 2024 - Read : 402

A delegation from the Marmara Group Foundation, consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Ümran Köksüz, and Hasan Yediyıldız, visited Consul General Suzan Novoberdaliu in her office in Istanbul. They provided information about the current status of the 27th Eurasian Economic Summit.

Marmara Group Foundation in the presence of Haydar Aliyev

Sunday, Feburary 11, 2024 - Read : 408

The delegation of the Marmara Group Foundation consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Sezgin Bilgiç and Prof. Dr. Özgür Çengel, who were in Baku on the occasion of the Presidential election of Azerbaijan, visited the Mausoleum of the former President and National Leader of Azerbaijan Haydar Aliyev and paid homage.

Visit to Hazar University

Saturday, Feburary 9, 2024 - Read : 120

The delegation from the Marmara Group Foundation, consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Sezgin Bilgiç, and Prof. Dr. Özgür Çengel, who were in Baku for meetings, visited Hazar University. The delegation was received by the Founder Rector of the University, Prof. Dr. Hamlet İsahanlı, Rector Prof. Dr. İrade Khalilova, and Secretary General Prof. Dr. Alovsat Amirbeyli. During the meeting, the delegation provided a presentation on the activities of the Marmara Group Foundation.

Marmara Group Foundation visited Valeh Aleskerov

Thursday, Feburary 8, 2024 - Read : 450

The delegation from the Marmara Group Foundation, consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Sezgin Bilgiç, and Prof. Dr. Özgür Çengel, visited Valeh Aleskerov, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ALAT Azerbaijan Free Zone, in Baku. During the courtesy visit, they provided information on the current status of the 27th Eurasian Economic Summit.

After Ilham Aliyev's re-election as President, the Marmara Group Foundation held a press conference in Baku.

Thursday, Feburary 8, 2024 - Read : 567

The delegation from the Marmara Group Foundation, consisting of Dr. Akkan Suver, Sezgin Bilgiç, and Prof. Dr. Özgür Çengel, held a press conference in Baku following Ilham Aliyev's re-election as President. The statements of the Marmara Group Foundation delegation, evaluating the election, were widely covered in the Azerbaijani press. Below, you can find news articles from various agencies and newspapers.

Dr. Akkan Suver on Azerbaijan State Television

Wednesday, Feburary 7, 2024 - Read : 521

Dr. Akkan Suver provided commentary on the Azerbaijan elections in a live broadcast on Azerbaijan State Television following the elections.