Another contribution to the efforts of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality to protect local seeds and transfer them to future generations came from the Mayor of Tarsus, Haluk Bozdoğan. Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerBozdoğan, who visited , brought 8 kinds of local seeds as a gift. President Soyer also presented Bozdoğan with the seeds of Izmir's ancestry.
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyerhosted Haluk Bozdoğan, the Mayor of Tarsus, Mersin. Bozdoğan brought with him okra, sumac, chickpea, shoestring wheat, whole corn, roasted red kidney bean, karakılçık wheat and sesame. Tunç Soyergave it to Stating that Soyer wanted to support the efforts he started to prevent local seeds from being destroyed, Haluk Bozdoğan suggested that the products of the producer's cooperative, which has 120 female members in his district, be sold through the People's Grocery in İzmir.
During the visit, the Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer also gave Haluk Bozdoğan atalık wheat, pepper tomatoes, black-eyed peas and melon seeds.