No: 263, 3 October 2018, Press Release Regarding 3rd October, Turkic Speaking Countries Cooperation Day

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 03.10.2018

The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking Countries (Turkic Council) was founded in Istanbul as a regional cooperation organization, with Nakhchivan Agreement signed on 3 October 2009 by Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic.

So far, both the Turkic Council and the related organizations, the Ankara-based TÜRKSOY, the Astana-based Turkic Academy, the Baku-based Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Turkic Parliamentary Assembly have contributed to strengthening the unity and solidarity of the Turkic world, by realizing various projects.

VI. Turkic Council Summit held on 3 September 2018 in Kyrgyzstan with the participation of H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of the Republic of Turkey, where Hungary was accepted as an observer country, constituted an important milestone for deepening the cooperation between the member countries. The endeavors within the Turkic Council will continue in coordination and solidarity.

Mahmut Erol Kılıç Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:30 - 12:00 / 13:00 - 15:00

Working hours for Consular Section: 09:30-12:00 (visa applications and consular affairs)
1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/25/2020 Chinese New Year
3/22/2020 Isra Mi'raj Prophet Muhammad SAV
3/25/2020 Hindu's Day of Silence (Nyepi)
4/10/2020 Good Friday
5/1/2020 Labor's Day
5/7/2020 Birthday of Budha (Waisak)
5/21/2020 The Ascension of Jesus Christ
5/22/2020 5/27/2020 Eid Al-Fitr
6/1/2020 Anniversary of Pancasila
7/31/2020 Eid Al-Adha
8/17/2020 Indonesian National Independence Day
8/20/2020 Islamic New Year Day
10/29/2020 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad SAV
12/24/2020 12/25/2020 Christmas Day