No: 351, 7 December 2019, Press Release Regarding The Heart Of Asia – Istanbul Process 8th Ministerial Conference

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 07.12.2019

Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process 8th Ministerial Conference, themed “Peace, Partnership, Prosperity” will be held in Istanbul on 9th of December 2019.

Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process 8th Ministerial Conference will be inaugurated by H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and H.E. Ashraf Ghani President of Afghanistan, and will be co-chaired by H.E Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and H.E. Idrees Zaman, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process, having commenced with the “Istanbul Conference for Afghanistan” in 2011 upon the initiatives of Turkey, aims to enhance regional cooperation towards Afghanistan.

At this meeting, Turkey will hand over the co-chairmanship, which was assumed at the 7th Ministerial Conference in Baku in 2017, to Tajikistan.

Ahmet Peyami Kalyoncu Consul General
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 13:00 / 14:30 - 17:30

Submission of Documents: 09.30-12.30
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/25/2020 1/25/2020 Lunar New Year's Day
1/27/2020 1/28/2020 The third and fourth day of Lunar New Year
4/4/2020 4/4/2020 Ching Ming Festival
4/10/2020 4/11/2020 Goof Friday and the day following Good Friday
4/13/2020 4/13/2020 Easter Monday
4/30/2020 4/30/2020 Birthday of the Buddha
5/1/2020 5/1/2020 Labour Day
5/24/2020 5/24/2020 Feast of Ramadan
6/25/2020 6/25/2020 Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
7/1/2020 7/1/2020 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
7/31/2020 7/31/2020 Feast of Sacrifice
10/1/2020 10/2/2020 National Day of PRC
10/2/2020 10/2/2020 The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
10/26/2020 10/26/2020 The day following Chung Yeung Festival
10/29/2020 10/29/2020 National Day of the Republic of Turkey
12/25/2020 12/26/2020 Christmas