H.E. Mr Osman T. KORUTÜRK was accompanied for the occasion by Mr Özer AYDAN, General consul from Turkey to Marseille. After being welcomed in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palace by the Company of Carabinieri guard of honour under the command of Colonel Yannick Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, Ambassador Osman T. KORUTÜRK was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant, with Mr Özer AYDAN.
H.E. Mr Osman T. KORUTÜRK then proceeded to present her Credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince who was accompanied by the Secretary of State, Mr Jacques Boisson, Head of H.S.H the Prince's Government, Mr Georges Lisimachio and H.E. Mr Franck Biancheri, Government Counsellor for External Relations and for International Economic and Financial Affairs. After the ceremony, H.S.H the Prince held a private audience with the Ambassador in the family drawing room.
Republic of Turkey becomes the forty-seventh foreign power accredited to the Principality of Monaco. Consular relations between the Principality of Monaco and Turkey have existed since 26 February 1954.
Turkey has taken many environmental measures over the past fifteen years, in particular through the adoption of legislation, the launch of protection campaigns and the implementation of various mechanisms.