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1 Gazeteciler Sitesi, 23
Temmuz Sokak No. 8

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Е-mail: konzulat.istanbul@mfa.rs Honorary Consulates
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Information on floods



Dear friends,

A huge disaster has affected our Serbia. The largest flood in the last one hundred and twenty years has left tens of thousands of people without anything. Unfortunately, many people lost their lives. Consequences of this natural disaster are comparable with consequences of the most frightful wars. In this moment, we are asking your help because children are left without food and clothing, the elderly are without drugs, people are making efforts to eke out a bare existence. Furthermore, there is a threat of infectious diseases. This disaster that happened represents just an introduction to a potentially larger tragedy because troubles always come double.

In this moment, there is the most urging need for baby food, mattresses, beddings, folding beds, diapers for children and adults, socks, underclothes, children clothing, battery lamps, toiletries (soup, toilet paper, paper napkins, tooth brushes and toothpaste), rubber boots, disinfectant and hygiene products as well as other vast range of products that can save life of tens of thousands of people in need.

If you have a possibility and are willing to help citizens of Serbia, it can be done in following ways:

1. Cash payment in the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Istanbul or payments in Turkish lira to a special account opened by the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Ankara. Payment instructions are as follows:



Beneficiary’s account number: 1685 – 7560881 – 351

Beneficiary’s IBAN number: TR58 0013 4000 0075 6088 1000 05

Currency code: TRY

2. Direct payment to the foreign currency account of the Government of the Republic of Serbia. See http://www.mfa.rs/uplata_deviza.pdf for payment instructions. 3. “PayPal” payments – floodrelief.gov.rs . This account belongs to the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Brussels and proceeds paid to the PayPal account will be directly transferred to the special account of the Government of the Republic of Serbia opened for the assistance for the removal of consequences of the emergency situation - floods.

4. In-kind donations – in-kind donations can be directly delivered to the General Consulate of the Republic of Serbia in Istanbul, on the following address: 23 Temmuz sokak, no. 8, Esentepe, 34419 Şişli, Istanbul. In case you want to deliver in-kind donations directly to Serbia on your own, please address the General Consulate in order to obtain all required documents and instructions in terms of transportation. Contact person: Filip Šanović, tel: 0530 641 78 32

5. Drug donations – please contact the General Consulate in order to obtain further instructions.

In case you have any additional information please contact Filip Šanović, tel: 0530 641 78 32

We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding of the situation in which the entire Serbia stood as one.

Istanbul 19 May 2014

Consul General

Zoran Marković



Meeting of the Consul General of the Republic of Serbia in Istanbul with the representatives of immigrant association from Pendik - "Friends of Sandžak"

On 20th of August 2014 it was held the meeting between Consul General of the Republic of Serbia in Istanbul, Mr. Zoran Markovic and representatives of immigrant community in Pendik - "Platform Friends of Sandžak". In front of the association to the meeting was attended the president of association Mr. Serkan Senay, director Mr. Husnu Gul as well as the members of association Mr. Nihad Kacar and Mr. Sadik Bilge. The meeting was used to exchange the information regarding the projects in the field of economic cooperation, as well as the current privatization process in Republic of Serbia. Beside the current topics in the field of economy, during the meeting they discussed regarding the possibility of strengthening the cultural cooperation and the opening the Serbian language class for which the association representatives expressed great interest. Mr. Markovic pointed out that the knowledge of the mother tongue, not only that it serve in preservation of tradition, but also strengthening the relations between the immigrant community and the country of origin. During the talks, representatives of association pointed the problem of long and slow administrative procedures, particularly procedures regarding the citizenship regulating process. 

Summer camp in Istanbul organized by the Goethe Institutе

From 10th of August 2014, the summer camp was held in Istanbul, organized by the Goethe Institute in Belgrade and the Goethe Institute in Ankara. To the summer camp, which aimed to gather youths from the Southeast Europe, also join the twelve children from six Serbian municipalities. Beside the improvement of the German language, the aim of summer camp was also expending the cooperation among the youths from the region. On the 13th of August 2014, the group from Republic of Serbia has made a successful presentation. To the event was also attended the Consul General of Republic of Serbia in Istanbul, Mr. Zoran Markovic who pointed that this event is very useful for both, individual participants and also for our country's image into the host country. 

Rumeli Turks

Rumeli Turks Festival in Istanbul

The four-day Rumeli Turks festival was open in Istanbul on 8th of August 2014. This event was the opportunity for strengthening the cooperation between local self-governments and associations which gather the Turkish citizens with Balkan origins. Also, it was a chance to present the economic potentials and exchange the experiences between the participants.

In the presence of a large number of print and electronic media representatives, festival was open by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu and mayor of Istanbul, Mr. Kadir Topbaş.

Besides the Istanbul municipalities as Bayrampasa and Pendik, in which live the most of the immigrant population from the Balkans, the festival was attended also the representatives from Macedonian and Bosnia and Herzegovina municipalities. Also, among them there were present the representatives of Serbian Novi Pazar municipality which found a convenient opportunity to present their own economics and touristic potentials. Opening ceremony was attended Consul General of Republic of Serbia in Istanbul, Mr. Zoran Markovic who in spoke with the participants of festival expressed a necessary for the intensification of cooperation among self-governments and associations in order to strengthen the relations between Republic of Serbia and immigration population in Republic of Turkey. 


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