Friday, 30 November 2012
Applications for nominations started for the second Community Achievement Awards which was inaugurated by the Centre for Turkey Studies in April last year at the famous Park Lane Sheraton Hotel.
The centre for Turkey Studies announced that successful people of different sectors from our communities either can apply for nomination or can be nominated by others for the awards. The Centre for Turkey Studies officials stated that they expect greater participation this year after last year’s more than 100 applications for nominations.
The awards ceremony held in April 2012 in Park Lane Sheraton Hotel was attended by a great number of politicians, business people, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Among them were the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, columnists Cengiz Candar, Ali Bayramoğlu, Amberin Zaman, Hilal Kaplan, and Aykan Erdemir MP for Bursa. The evening hosted more than 500 eminent guests.
The director of the Centre for Turkey Studies, Ibrahim Dogus, kindly requested that applications for nominations with brief information about the nominee should be sent to [email protected]. The deadline for the applications is 10th February 2013 as the award ceremony will take place in April 2013 in central London. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will attend the event. Ibrahim Dogus stated that the awards aims to thank the people who have contributed in British society for many years, to show that their devotion is not unrequited and to encourage others to participate in similar community projects.