No: 295, 3 November 2018, Press Release Regarding Turkey’s Dialogue Partnership To Iora Organization

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 03.11.2018

Turkey's application for the status of Dialogue Partnership in the “Indian Ocean Rim Association- IORA” has been approved in the IORA Ministerial Council Meeting which was held in Durban-South Africa, on 31 October - 2 November 2018.

IORA is the only platform that brings together 21 countries (Australia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Bangladesh, Somalia, Kenya, Malaysia, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, UAE, Yemen, Singapore, Oman, Sri Lanka, Comoros, Seychelles, Mauritius) and has been in operation for more than 20 years.

Turkey’s Dialogue Partnership with IORA will contribute to strenghten our relations with the Indian Ocean region which has a great economic potential and the rim countries with many of which we have historical affinity, and in this manner to diversify the international relations and promotion of our country, and its quest for new export markets.

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 17:00

Personal Application to Consular Section: 09:00-13:00
1/1/2018 1/1/2018 New Year
2/19/2018 2/19/2018 Family Day
3/30/2018 3/30/2018 Good Friday
4/2/2018 4/2/2018 Easter Monday
5/21/2018 5/21/2018 Victoria Day
6/15/2018 6/15/2018 Eid ul-Fitr
7/2/2018 7/2/2018 Canada Day
8/6/2018 8/6/2018 Civic Holiday
8/21/2018 8/21/2018 Eid ul-Adha
9/3/2018 9/3/2018 Labour Day
10/8/2018 10/8/2018 Thanksgiving Day
10/29/2018 10/29/2018 National Day
11/12/2018 11/12/2018 Remembrance Day
12/25/2018 12/25/2018 Christmas day
12/26/2018 12/26/2018 Boxing Day