Excerpts of Hon. Turgut Koyuncuoglu speech:
Dear Governor of Izmir,
Honorable Mr. Arnold Foote, President of FICAC,
His Excellencies, President of Izmir Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Ekrem Demirtas
President of Agean Chamber of Industry, Mr. Tamer Taskin
Members of The Association of Honorary Consuls of Turkey,
Ladies and Gentilmen,
On the Occasion of FICAC’s ( World Federation of Honorary Consuls ) meeting in Izmir Turkey, to Decorate Honorable Mr. Abdullah Gül, President of Turkey, with The Golden Medal of Honor, we have gathered here.
This is a Great Occasion for our country to be recognized by Ficac and The President of Turkey to be decorated by FICAC’S Golden Medal which is given only to World Leaders.
Our Association has been a Member of FICAC for over ten years and we have tried to have their General Assembly in Turkey and hope we will be able to host them this coming year.
FICAC has over 4.000 Members all over The World and we are Honored to be their Member.
I welcome everyone an hope we have a long togetherness.
I greet you all with all our hearts.
God Bless You All.