Tag: Fikri Ataoğlu

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New, larger Ercan Airport set to open on TRNC Independence Day

After months of delay, a date has finally been set for the opening of the new terminal at Ercan Airport: 15 November 2022 – the day the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus was declared. Transport Minister Erhan Arıklı had stated in July that they were working towards an opening in November. This was confirmed by […]

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Serdar Denktaş hands over reigns of Democratic Party after 23 years in charge

Serdar Denktaş, the son of the founder of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) Rauf Denktaş, has stepped down as leader of the opposition Democratic Party (DP). It paved the way for former TRNC Tourism Minister Fikri Ataoğlu to take over. Mr Ataoğlu’s candidacy as party president was unopposed. The change of leadership took […]

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North Cyprus minister in mourning after relative killed in London smash

A senior politician in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was in mourning this week after a close relative was killed by a pensioner driving the wrong way down a major road in East London. Tourism and Environment Minister Fikri Ataoğlu was left grief-stricken after receiving news that Ruşit Ataoğlu had died in the […]

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North Cyprus on the world health tourism map

  The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) took part in the inaugural Global Healthcare Travel Forum (GHTF), which ended yesterday, enabling them to promote the country’s world-class health facilities and treatments to new audiences. Held in the Jordanian capital of Amman under the royal patronage of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, the Turkish […]