The ATBC Annual General Meeting was held at Hume Global Centre on the 23rd February, 2015.
As with previous years, many of our members attended the meeting. A superb array of boreks and edibles were enjoyed by all those who attended.
The Master of Ceremony for the evening was Mr Adem Genc. His effervescent and charismatic personality charmed the attendees.
Our President, Huseyin Mustafa spoke about the achievements and direction of the Council. The ATBC financial reports were presented to the members by ATBC Treasurer Alan Yildiz.
Our special guest Mr Frank McGuire, State Member for Broadmeadows, spoke about issues facing Broadmeadows and efforts made by the government to address those issues. One of the imperative concerns was the unemployment rate currently within Broadmeadows.
The new Commercial Attaché to the Melbourne Consulate office, Mr Bulent Ferik, gave an informative presentation about trade between Turkey and Australia.
Finally the President thanked out departing Board Members: Ali Yildirim, Samet Istar, Ece Mustafoff and Ismail Ozsoy. Their contribution to the Board has been invaluable and we wish them the best with their future endeavours.
At the close of the meeting, our members were happy to resume socializing, until the Council employees indicated that the event needed to close.