Ambassador Berger visited local authorities in TrabzonAmbassador Berger visited local authorities in Trabzon
"Head of EU Delegation, Ambassador Christian Berger visited Trabzon which is a trade and cultural centre of the Black Sea region. During his visit on 24/25 April, Mr Berger paid courtesy visits to local authorities and held fruitful meetings with Governor Yücel Yavuz and Mayor Orhan Fevzi Gümrükçüoğlu as well as the President of the Chamber of Commerce Suat Hacısalihoğlu. Berger also met with business, media and civil society representatives in Trabzon to exchange ideas on EU-TR relations and recent developments.
Meeting with local people and Muhtar in Akpınar village, Berger said "such cultural encounters are the key to promote dialogue and better mutual understanding. During my first visit in Trabzon, I am impressed by amazing history, culture and tourism potential of the city…Beautiful mountains and beautiful coastline – everything you can wish for."