4th TİM “Ambassadors Gathering” has been organized in Gaziantep

 

President of Turkish Exporters Assembly Mehmet Büyükekşi hosted 4th TİM Ambassadors Gathering with the participation of 176 ambassadors, mission chief and bureaucrats from 74 countries in Gaziantep.

Besides that the participation of 44 Ambassadors, there were also IMF, EU Turkey Delegation and Turkey representatives of Arab League.

President of TİM Mehmet Büyükekşi stated: “Some of the ambassadors are planning to come back to Gaziantep. They have all satisfied the event. Being on familiar terms is really important.”

Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has met with the ambassadors at a breakfast and made them a presentation about Turkish Economy.

Gaziantep's Mayor Fatma Şahin and Governor Ali Yerlikaya gave information about the planned actions on Syrian refugees. Ambassadors of Finland, Panama, Philippines and Charge D'affairs of Ethiopia declared in their speeches on behalf of the participants that they are really affected by Syrian people's being called as “guests” and that the actions are model for the others.

During their two days long trip, Ambassadors have visited touristic places like Zeugma Museum, Archeology Museum, Culture Road, which contains Historical Bazaar and Rumkale. Before their departure, they have tasted delicious traditional food of Gaziantep in the organized picnic. At the gala dinner in Historical Hışvahan district, Ambassadors have enjoyed the regional folk dances and music. Mehmet Büyükekşi, who is from Gaziantep, has edited the menus of the picnic and gala dinner himself.

4th TİM Ambassadors Gathering with the participation of 176 ambassadors, mission chief and bureaucrats from 74 countries has been organized in Gaziantep.

Besides that the participation of 44 Ambassadors, there were also IMF, EU Turkey Delegation and Turkey representatives of Arab League. Clarifying the countries; 22 from Europe, 8 from Middle East, 12 from Asia Pasific, 17 from Africa, 4 from Eurasia and 8 from South America had attended to the Ambassadors Gathering.

President of TİM Mehmet Büyükekşi stated: “Some of the ambassadors are planning to come back to Gaziantep. They have all satisfied the event. Being on familiar terms is really important.”

They are informing each other

Reminding thet Ambassadors Gathering have been organized in Mardin, Çanakkale and Trabzon, Büyükekşi stated: “People know each other while travelling and eating together. We have travelled together with an ambassador for 2 programs and even, we have performed the regional dances. In this way, a friendship developed.” Pointing out that foreign missions are well-interested in Ambassadors Gathering and they inform each other of the event, Büyükekşi shared that IMF Turkey Representative wanted to participate to the program even if he needs to pay for his expenses.

Büyükekşi Edited the Menu

During their two days long trip, Ambassadors have visited touristic places like Zeugma Museum, Archeology Museum, Culture Road, which contains Historical Bazaar and Rumkale. Before their departure, they have tasted delicious traditional food of Gaziantep in the organized picnic. At the gala dinner in Historical Hışvahan district, Ambassadors have enjoyed the regional folk dances and music. Mehmet Büyükekşi, who is from Gaziantep, has edited the menus of the picnic and gala dinner himself.

There are things to be learned from Turkey about refugees

Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has met with the ambassadors at a breakfast and made them a presentation about Turkish Economy.

Gaziantep's Mayor Fatma Şahin and Governor Ali Yerlikaya gave information about the planned actions on Syrian refugees. Ambassador of Finland Paivi Kairomo , Ambassador of Panama Jorge Hernan Miranda Corona, Ambassador of Philippines Maria Rowena Mendoza Sanchez and Charge D'affairs of Ethiopia TesfaKiros Hailu Gebremariam declared in their speeches on behalf of the participants that they are really affected by Syrian people's being called as “guests” and that the actions are model for the others. Charge D'affairs of Ethiopia TesfaKiros Hailu Gebremariam stated that: “we have almost 800.000 refugees from Eritre and South Sudan in our country. In this respect, we have a lot to learn from Turkey.”

 

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