July 17th, 2021, Gulnar, Mersin Province, Turkey. – Prior to the holy day of Eid al-Adha, AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC donated 1000 food packages to the Social Welfare Fund of Gulnar District Administration, which will subsequently be distributed among the needy families of the district.


AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC CEO Anastasia Zoteeva congratulated the residents of the district and said “Akkuyu NPP construction project, which will provide the Republic of Turkey with uninterrupted and environmentally friendly electricity, is already Gulnar's largest employer today, and in the future life of the district residents will be connected with the nuclear power plant. Therefore, AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC pays considerable attention to social responsibility issues. We are in constant contact with local residents and, whenever appropriate, provide them with assistance. This time prior to Eid al-Adha, which teaches all of us to take care of our loved ones, we donate food packages to the neediest residents of Gulnar. This holiday symbolizes community and unity between people, and we are happy to congratulate the residents of Gulnar on Eid al-Adha and wish them well, peace and prosperity.”


Expert of the regional communications unit of AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC Eyup Lutfi Sarici and the head of the Social Welfare Fund Asim Yoruk attended the delivery of food packages. Accepting the food packages from AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC, the head of the Gulnar Social Welfare Fund Asim Yoruk noted: “At the direction of the District Governor, our Fund acted as an intermediary - today we received 1000 boxes with food sets from AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC. We have already prepared lists of families in need, and we plan to complete the distribution of kits on the eve of the holiday. We would like to thank AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC for the regular support of our citizens - earlier this year, the needy families of the region have already received help on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr. I hope this work will be carried out in the future, and our foundation is ready to act as an intermediary in the process of interaction between the company and the local residents.”


Gulnar District Governor Yunus Emre Bayrakli, who could not personally attend the delivery of food packages, also expressed his gratitude to AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC.