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Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

Top Level Meeting On Syrian Guest Community In Turkey 21 August 2014

August 21 2014, Thursday - Ankara


A large group of cabinet ministers, senior government and military officials, governors and mayors will convene on August 22, 2014 to discuss ongoing efforts regarding the Syrian guest community in Turkey.

Deputy Minister H.E. Beşir Atalay will chair the meeting, which will focus on the relief efforts coordinated by the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) and all other aspects of issues related to the Syrian guest population in Turkey. AFAD President Fuat Oktay will brief the participants on the Authority's work.

Family and Social Policies Minister Ayşenur İslam, Labor and Social Security Minister Faruk Çelik, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Interior Minister Efkan Ala, National Education Minister Nabi Avcı and Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu are expected to attend the meeting. Also attending will be Turkish Land Forces Commander Gen. Hulusi Akar, General Commander of Gendarmerie Gen. Abdullah Atay, Undersecretary of the National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, Deputy Commander of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Gen. Yaşar Güler, Turkish National Police head Mehmet Kılıçlar and Deputy Undersecretary of the Prime Ministry İbrahim Kalın, Public Diplomacy Coordinator of the Prime Ministry Cemalettin Haşimi as well as the governors and mayors of provinces with large Syrian guest communities.

The press corps will be permitted to follow and record the opening address by Deputy Minister Beşir Atalay.

Respectable press members are invited to the event


Topic : Top Level Meeting on Syrian Guest Community in Turkey

Place : JW Marriot Hotel (alongside of AFAD House)

Date : August 22, 2014 Friday

Hour :14.00

About AFAD;

The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency is the sole competent authority concerning disasters and emergencies, and works like an umbrella organization, collaborating with the Turkish General Staff, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Forests and Hydraulic Works and other relevant ministries as well as non-governmental organizations, depending on the nature and magnitude of the disaster or emergency.

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