Visit of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Yavuz Selim Kıran

TÜRKSOY
Wednesday, 05 December 2018

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Yavuz Selim Kıran paid a courtesy visit to the Headquarters of the International Organization of Turkic Culture,  TURKSOY.

During his visit on December 5th, 2018, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Yavuz Selim Kıran met with TURKSOY Secretary General  Ambassador  Dusen Kasseinov and Deputy Secretary General Prof. Dr. Fırat Purtaş along with other officials.

Deputy Minister Kıran who received some information on activities carried out by TURKSOY also visited the photography exhibitions of TURKSOY on "Northern Cyprus" as well as on  its activities and examined publications of TURKSOY displayed in the entrance of the meeting hall.

During the meeting, Secretary General expressed his pleasure to be welcoming the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Yavuz Selim Kıran in TURKSOY Headquarters.

Deputy Minister Kıran who extended his gratitude to Ambassador Kasseinov for the warmhearted welcome stressed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey goes along with TURKSOY in its statements and actions and said that artistic and cultural activities carried out by TURKSOY as the common cultural platform of  the Turkic World do also bring tangible positive results in diplomatic terms. Deputy Minister Kıran who also stressed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey is working in close cooperation with TURKSOY added that this fruitful cooperation will be further pursued and that he will provde any support necessary to activities carried out within this framework.

At the end of the meeting, Secretary General Dusen Kasseinov offered the Art Album entitled "Reading Chingis Aitmatov" to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. The afore-mentioned album has been published within the framework of the Commemorative 2018 dedicated to the commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the birthday of the Kyrgyz author  Chingis Aitmatov and features paintings by artists of the Turkic World inspired by works of  Chingis Aitmatov.

The meeting took place in the presence of the Deputy Director General of Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Ayşegül Gökçen Karaaslan and the Executive Assistant of the of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey  Türker Faruk Oba.

The meeting ended with a group photograph taken as a remembrance of the day.