Tag: Osman Koray Ertaş

British Turks celebrate Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s “19 Mayıs” Youth and Sports Day

Wood Green’s New River Stadium hosted an all-day youth festival for London’s Turkish community on Sunday to commemorate the annual 19 Mayıs [May] Commemorating Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day. Hundreds of school children and young people participated in the day’s activities, which had been jointly organised by the Education Attaches of the Turkish Embassy and […]

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High UK turnout as Turkish diaspora casts votes in Presidential and Parliamentary Elections 2023

There has been a large turnout of Turkish citizens living in Britain casting their ballots in Turkiye’s Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. The two big elections will take place in Turkiye on Sunday 14 May. The Turkish government has facilitated overseas arrangements to allow Turkish citizens living in 73 different countries to also participate in the […]

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Turkish Ambassador Osman Koray Ertaş takes up his new post in London

Five months after the announcement of his posting to London, Turkiye’s new ambassador to the United Kingdom has finally arrived. Ambassador Osman Koray Ertaş visited the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), where he formally presented his credentials confirming his appointment. Among the first activities for Turkiye’s new top diplomat in Britain was to […]

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Introducing Turkiye’s new ambassadors to London and Lefkoşa, Osman Koray Ertaş and Metin Feyzioğlu

In October, Turkiye’s Foreign Ministry announced new appointments to a host of its embassies worldwide, including those in London and Lefkoşa. The outgoing Turkish ambassador to Britain, Ambassador Ümit Yalçın, is being replaced by Ambassador Osman Koray Ertaş, while Ambassador Ali Murat Başçeri’s replacement in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, Metin Feyzioğlu, has already […]