Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey

Bülent Koşmaz’s memory will live on in the Manisa TSO’s new service building

24.11.2014 / Manisa

TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu attended the opening of the Manisa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MTSO). Expressing his joy in the love shown for the former TOBB Board Vice President and MTSO President Bülent Koşmaz who passed on, Hisarcıklıoğlu spoke about the contributions Koşmaz made to the Turkish business world.​

Attending the MTSO Bülent Koşmaz Service Building in the Yunusemre County in addition to TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu were Manisa Governor Erdoğan Bektaş, Manisa Municipality Director Cengiz Ergün, AK Party Manisa PMs Hüseyin Tanrıverdi, Selçuk Özdağ, CHP Manisa PMs Hasan Ören, Özgür Özel, MTSO President Yaşar Coşkun, municipality directors, chamber presidents, section chiefs and many citizens.


Thanking Yaşar Coşkun for his work, Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that loyalty is a part of Manisa’s essence.


Speaking in regards to Bülent Koşmaz, Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “May Allah grant him heaven. Mrs. Saadet Coşkun is an example of how self-sacrificing Turkish women are. I would also like to thank his children Sedef and Gökçe Çiçek for conserving their father’s business and the support they’ve given.”


Stating that Manisa deserves the best, Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “The Board has worked together to bring this service building to Manisa’s use. MTSO is also a 5s-tar chamber, providing the same quality of service as any chamber in Paris, London or Berlin. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to this.”


MTSO Board President Yaşar Coşkun and Manisa Governor Erdoğan Bektaş also gave speeches during the ceremony.


Afterwards gifts were exchanged, following a prayer led by the Manisa Mufti Sinan Cihan, the MTSO Bülent Koşmaz Service Building was opened by the protocol members.

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