The term of office for Derya Kanbay, Turkey’s Ambassador to the TRNC Nicosia will end at the end of October and he paid a farewell visit to the Tourism and Environment Minister Fikri Ataoğlu and his Undersecretary İsmet Esenyel.
Turkish Ambassador to Nicosia Derya Kanbay thanked the Minister for the kindness shown during his term of office, stating that he was making his farewell due to the termination of his duty in the TRNC. He said the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will continue to be with him at all times, adding that relations will lead the two countries to brighter days.
The Minister of Tourism and Environment, Fikri Ataoğlu thanked Kanbay for his hard work and his contribution to the government’s difficulties and dialogue with Ankara.
During his short service period in the TRNC Ambassador Derya Kanbay stated that he had been in a friendly dialogue with Ataoğlu, and indicated that as an Ambassador he had endeavoured to reach a better level in respect of the sensitivity of the TRNC and the economic developments.