Members of the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MUSIAD) visited GÜNSEL in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, where they came for the opening of the branch of MUSIAD TRNC opened in Nicosia. MÜSİAD Members, who took a test drive with GÜNSEL's first model B9 in the driving area located on the Near East University Campus, also toured the production facilities and received detailed information about the vehicle's features and preparations for mass production.
GÜNSEL, which was introduced in Turkey at the MUSIAD EXPO fair held in Istanbul in November 2020, received great acclaim. Preparations for mass production of the TRNC's domestic and national car GÜNSEL, developed by Turkish engineers and designers at the Near East University with 1,2 million hours of effort, continue. With the second phase production facility to be opened this month, GÜNSEL Production Facilities will reach a total closed area of 35 thousand square meters.
Near East Initiative Chairman of the Board of Trustees Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel and Chairman of the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association Abdurrahman Kaan made statements about the GÜNSEL visit of MÜSAID.
MUSIAD Members Tested GÜNSEL in TRNCProf. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel: “We have always felt the moral support of Turkey on our way to produce the domestic car of the TRNC.”
Saying, “We are very happy to host the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association, one of the important components of the Turkish business world, at our home”, the Near East Organization Board of Trustees and GÜNSEL Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said, “We have always felt the moral support of Turkey with us on the way we set out to produce the domestic automobile of the TRNC. We find MUSIAD's visit extremely meaningful and valuable in this sense," he said.
Stating that they voiced their dreams of producing cars in the TRNC for the first time by attending MUSIAD Expo in 2016, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel reminded that they carried out the first test drives of GÜNSEL B2020 in Turkey, again at MUSIAD Expo in November 9.
Stating that he believes that the MUSIAD TRNC Branch, which was opened in Nicosia, will make a great contribution to the economic cooperation between Turkey and the TRNC, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said, “Welcome to our Cyprus”.
Abdurrahman Kaan: “GÜNSEL, as the most important production brand of the TRNC, will be the locomotive in the development of the country's industry.”
Abdurrahman Kaan, Chairman of MUSIAD, said, “I had the opportunity to visit GÜNSEL, the domestic car of the TRNC, at his home before and test it. Today, it was very meaningful for us to be at GÜNSEL again with our member business people from many cities of Turkey and to see the last stage reached on site.” Abdurrahman Kaan, who said that GÜNSEL, as the most important production brand of the TRNC, will be the locomotive in the development of the country's industry, besides ensuring that mostly imported cars are produced in the country, both TOGG and GÜNSEL, as the global faces of the Turkish world, contribute to the country's economies, especially exports and employment. stressed that it would make a significant contribution.
Reminding that they came to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to open a branch of MUSIAD TRNC, Kaan said, “This is our sister homeland, we think we can conduce to very good things in the 'how can we be more useful' part. We have seen that TRNC has serious potential in tourism, transportation, agency, solar energy, furniture, citrus and dairy sectors. We think that our cooperation will grow even more with the right policies and planning, and with the diversification of relations. I wish our branch to bring good luck to the business world of Turkey and the TRNC.”