It was learned that senior officials, including Vice President Fuat Oktay and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul, will attend the meeting. The TRNC administration decided to open the closed Maraş nearly a year ago. Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay chaired the preliminary work to open the Grand Maras. For this purpose, an expert team entered the Closed Maraş and conducted an inventory study.
LEGAL AND POLITICAL STUDY MADE
Ankara also provided full support for the efforts to open the closed Maraş. TBB also made legal studies for Covered Maras. TBB President Av. Professor Dr. Metin Feyzioğlu, Undersecretary of Rauf Denktaş, the founder of the founding President of the TRNC, Oğuzhan Hasipoğlu, the former negotiator of the 3rd President of the TRNC Derviş Eroğlu, and the Chief Advisor to the President of TBB Av. Professor Dr. A team of Necdet Basa was founded. This team worked on how to follow legally and politically in Maraş. In the studies carried out in accordance with international law, a new road map has been reached.
TAKING OUT TO MARAŞ
In the recent evaluations between Ankara and the TRNC government, it was decided to hold a round table meeting in a place in Closed Maraş. TRNC Prime Minister Ersin Tatar, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay also attended the round table meeting, where international law professors, retired ambassadors, representative of the tourism organization and the chamber of commerce representatives were taken.
According to the information obtained; The round table meeting to be held on Saturday, February 15 will continue throughout the day. Before the meeting, Vice President Oktay, Prime Minister Tatar, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Özersay and Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gül will each speak. After the speeches, the meeting will continue closed to the press. In the meeting, a ‘political and legal’ road map, in which international law is also taken into consideration, will be determined. The decisions determined after the meeting will be shared with the public.
LAS VEGAS OF AN ERA
Maras was known as the Las Vegas of the Mediterranean before 1974. Also known as the ‘Ghost City’, Maraş was closed to both settlement and settlement in accordance with the decision of the United Nations (UN) Security Council. It is calculated that approximately 10 billion dollars will be enough for Maras to be restored. Before 1974, Closed Maras had 45 hotels and 60 apartment-type hotels with 10,000 beds. 58 percent of Greek tourism was in this region. There were 3 thousand commercial units, 99 entertainment centers, 143 management offices, 4 thousand 649 private houses, 21 banks, 24 theaters and cinemas, 380 unfinished construction, 8,500 books in English, Greek and Turkish.