Venezuelan Ambassador to Ankara, Jose Gregorio Bracho Reyes visited İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. He was hosted in the office of the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality mayor by Acting Mayor Mustafa Özuslu.
Japanese Consul General in Istanbul Hisao Nishimaki visited Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer.
Greek Ambassador in Ankara Michael-Christos Diamessis visited Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer in his office. Michael-Christos Diamessis was accompanied by Greek Consul General in Izmir Argyro Papoullia during his visit.
Consul General of Greece in Izmir Argyro Papoulia, Mayor of Nea Smirni Stavros Tzoulakis and Secretary General of Nea Smirni Municipality, Mihalis Christakis visited Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer in his office.
Cuban Ankara Ambassador Luis Alberto Amoros Nunez visited Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer informed about International Izmir Projects at the meeting of the Members of the Association of Honorary Consuls. The main agenda of the meeting was to increase the worldwide recognition of Izmir and the steps it took towards becoming a world city.
Kyrgyzstan Ankara Ambassador Kubanıçbek Ömüraliyev visited İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. Improving relations between İzmir and Bishkek, which have been sister cities since 1991, was discussed in the visit.
Tunç Soyer called for cooperation on the goal of “World City İzmir” in ordinary January assembly meeting of İzmir Chamber of Commerce.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has brought together children of İzmir with Swedish Asa Lind, who is among the children’s bestsellers with Sand Wolf series.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality made its first application for European Youth Capital 2023 candidacy to European Youth Forum.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and representatives of business world held a three day official visit to Kazan and Moscow to better promote İzmir in Russia and to increase cultural and commercial relations. Major steps were taken in the visit to cooperate in commerce, culture and education.
Visiting the Republic of Tatarstan for a state visit, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer, was hosted yesterday by Tatarstan President Rüstem Minnihanov in Kazan. Bilateral discussions resulted with decision to pursue cooperation in numerous areas between Tatarstan and İzmir.
Agreement signed between İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the initial finance of Üçyol - Buca Metro Project.
In addition to 80 million euro financial support for Üçyol-Buca metro, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development also donated 300 thousand Euros for İzmir green plans.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer announced that they have started to prepare a comprehensive inventory of touristic attractions in Izmir for improving the alternative tourism potential.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor hosted 15 mayors from the Middle East and West Asia during UCLG-MEWA Management Board meeting.
We are the first Turkish municipality preparing a logistics plan Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has prepared Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan (LOPI) of Izmir so that the passenger and cargo transportation in the city can meet the European standards and be in the light of scientific criteria.
On November 25, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality filed a candidateship application for adding Gediz Delta to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The European Cyclists’ Federation accepted Izmir’s application and added Izmir to the European Cycling Route Network. Thus İzmir became the first city added to this route from Turkey.
Ari Pekka Maki, the Ambassador of Finland in Ankara, and the accompanying delegation visited Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.
The Congress of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) selected Izmir as the host of Culture Summit to be organized in 2021 by the union.
37th General Assembly of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe was organized in Strasburg, France.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has signed a protocol for “Turkey and Germany Cooperates for Development of Professional Skills” Project (TAMEB) that is financed by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development in Germany.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer received a delegation from the representatives of the Mediterranean Network of Cities which included Izmir.
The World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Sailboat Blue Panda, sailing for drawing attention to the plastic pollution in the Mediterranean, anchored in Izmir for the events in Turkey.