Héctor Castañeda, Deputy Head of Mission of the Spanish Embassy, and Muharrem Kayhan, Honorary Consul of Izmir, visited Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. Mayor Soyer invited the municipalities in Spain to the international gastronomy fair Terra Madre to be held in Izmir in September.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer hosted Héctor Castañeda, Deputy Head of Mission of the Spanish Embassy, and Muharrem Kayhan, İzmir Honorary Consul. During the meeting, cultural and commercial relations between countries and cities were discussed. President Tunç Soyer stated that they want to develop very close relations with Spain and said, “The similarity between our culture and lifestyle cannot be ignored. "The only way to move forward is to put aside worries and work hard," he said.
“Gastronomy Fair to be held in Izmir”
Stating that the preparations for the international gastronomy fair Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir 2022, which will be held in September in line with the vision of “Another Agriculture is Possible”, are continuing, President Soyer said that they continue to bring the Izmir table to the world. Soyer also invited the municipalities in Spain to the fair. Héctor Castañeda, Deputy Head of Mission of the Spanish Embassy, stated that they would support them in the announcement of the fair in Spain.
Book gesture to President Soyer
Héctor Castañeda said that he saw the “A Library for Every Neighborhood” campaign launched by President Tunç Soyer and supported this work. Castañeda also gifted Soyer a book to support the campaign.