Visit of Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, and Mr. Fuat Küçükaydın, PABSEC Deputy Secretary General, to Mr. İsmail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ankara, 03 May 2016
Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, and Mr. Fuat Küçükaydın, PABSEC Deputy Secretary General, paid a visit to Mr. İsmail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT), in Ankara on 03 May 2016. Mr. Ramazan Can, Head of the Turkish PABSEC Delegation and Mr. Cemalettin Tüney, Head of the Foreign Relations and Protocol Department of the GNAT also participated in the said meeting.
Mr. Hajiyev informed Mr. Kahraman on possible meetings to be organized during the PABSEC 25th Anniversary and the PABSEC Turkish Presidency, and received his advices on this issue. The sides exchanged the ideas on the organization of a meeting in Istanbul to discuss the issue of combating international terrorism with the participation of the religious representatives of the BSEC member countries. Mr. Kahraman agreed with the idea and stated his support in this issue.
In addition, Mr. Hajiyev expressed his gratitude to Mr. Kahraman for the organization of the 46th Meeting of the PABSEC Cultural, Educational and Social Affairs Committee to be hosted by the GNAT on 11 May 2016 in Istanbul. Mr. Hajiyev also asked the possibility of the organization of the 46th Meeting of the PABSEC Economic, Commercial, Technological and Environmental Affairs Committee together with the 47th Meeting of the PABSEC Legal and Political Affairs Committee to be hosted by the GNAT on 21-22 September 2016 in Antalya. Mr. Kahraman expressed his affirmative answer on this issue and stated that Turkey, one of the PABSEC founder countries, will continue, as performed previously, to provide every contribution to PABSEC.
Along with the warm hospitality of Mr. Ismail Kahraman, the meeting was concluded with the good will expressed by the both sides.