Albanian president awards NGO leader Suver
TIRANAThe president of the Marmara Group Foundation, Dr. Akkan Suver, has been awarded with a special merit medal by Albania for his works on peace and stability in the Balkans.
Speaking during the medal ceremony on June 9, Albanian President Bujar Nishani stated that Suver had worked to foster peace, stability and coexistence in the Balkans with the NGO that he leads with modest means.
“I accept this medal as a medal given to nongovernmental organizations of the great Turkish nation, not only to my own,” Suver said.
The ceremony also featured Turkish Chargé d’Affaires to Tirana Sinan Cem Baş, as well as Müjgan Suver, Şamil Ayrım, Gülhan Ayrim, Fatih Saraçoğlu, Aslı Gezmiş, Cafer Okray, Sen Okray, Yalcin Sönmez, Nurdan Sönmez, İbrahim Aksoy and Emel Aksoy from the Marmara Group Foundation.
As Suver is also the honorary consul general of Montenegro to Istanbul, Montenegrin Ambassador to Tirana Dusan Mrdovic was also present.