Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır will visit Berlin on 13-15 October upon the invitation of Michael Roth, Minister of State for EU Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany.
During his visit, Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır will meet with Federal Minister of State, Michael Roth, and other Government authorities as well as representatives from political parties; notably Heiko Maas, Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, Gerhard Schröder, former Chancellor of Germany, and Claudia Roth, Vice-President of the German Bundestag. Minister Bozkır will also meet with members of the Bundestag's Committee on EU Affairs and German-Turkey Friendship Group. Minister Bozkır will attend the luncheon, given in his honour by Federal Minister of State Michael Roth, to which Turkish artists, writers, actors/actresses, businessmen and academicians living in Berlin are also invited.
In the meetings, Minister Bozkır will exchange views on Turkey's EU accession process and on bilateral relations between Turkey and Germany with particular reference to Germany's role in Turkey's EU accession process.
During his visit, Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador Volkan Bozkır will deliver a speech at the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. He will also attend the dinner held for the 10th anniversary of Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the guest of honour and will meet with Germany's prominent businessmen.
Respectfully announced to the public.