GDF was presented with an award “Charter of Association”, the highest award of the Association-Forestry Science and Practice of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Dr. Ahmet İpek, Deputy Director General, Mihtat Ateş, Head of Combating Forest Fires Department and Emin Şimdi, Head of Non-Wood Forest Products and Services Department attended the award ceremony which was held in Donji Vakuf city, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The ceremony on March 21st, International Day of Forests that was organized by the Association-Forestry Science and Practice of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina gathered colleagues and other people from the professional, political and local level. Almost 700 people participated in the ceremony.
On behalf of General Directorate, Deputy Director General Dr. Ahmet İpek received the award and gave a speech on fostering the existing cooperation between two countries.
During the visit, meetings were organized on the assessment of continuing cooperation, delivery of the equipment granted and trainings provided. City Forest, established with the help of GDF, was also visited. On the last day of the visit, the delegation participated in the celebration of International Day of Forests.
Turkish delegation deeply appreciated the warm hospitality received from Bosnia and Herzegovinian colleagues during the visit.