At the 11th International “Golden Men of the Year” awards held by the Türksoy’la İpekyolu Magazine, the “Turkish World Service Award” was given to the Speaker of the Parliament, Cemil Çicek; “Minister of the Year Award” to the Forestry and Water Affairs Minister, Veysel Eroğlu; and “İstanbul’s District Mayor of the Year Award” to the Mayor of Ümraniye
The awards ceremony held in İstanbul Gönen Hotel was attended by guests from numerous countries, starting with representatives, members of the parliament, businessmen and diplomats from United States, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, the Netherlands, Georgia and Kosovo. İpekyolu Magazine’s and İpekyolu Strategic Research Center’s “11th International Golden Men of the Year Awards” were presented to the winners. The Speaker of the Parliament, Cemil Çicek was given the “Turkish World Service Award”; the Forestry and Water Affairs Minister, Veysel Eroğlu was given the “Minister of the Year Award”; and the Mayor of Ümraniye, Hasan Can was given the “İstanbul’s District Mayor of the Year Award”.
The awards ceremony held numerous categories. At the event, the above mentioned awards were accepted in the winners’ absence respectively by Yasin Yıldız, Deputy Secretary General of the Parliament; Lütfi Akça, Undersecratary of the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry, and Maliki Ejder Batur, the Deputy Mayor.