April 17, 2021, Gülnar, Mersin Province, Turkey. - AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC and the contractors involved in the Akkuyu NPP project handed over 500 food boxes to the Social Welfare Fund under Gülnar District Governorship. The boxes were subsequently distributed to needy families.


Managing Director for GR and International Cooperation of AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC Alexey Frolov and Head of Gülnar District Governorship Yunus Emre Bayraklı were present during the food boxes handover. Apart from AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC, Akkuyu NPP Project contractors TITAN2 IC İÇTAŞ İNŞAAT ANONİM ŞİRKETİ, NEPT JSC and Cengiz İnşaat took part in the charity initiative.


Alexey Frolov, Managing Director for GR and International Cooperation of AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC said, “I would like to express gratitude to Gülnar District Governorship for their support to AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC and all companies involved in the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant project. The holy month of Ramadan is now underway, and I wish it to be blessed for all the people of Turkey. As we act according to the principles of sustainable development, we are aware of our responsibility to the people of Gülnar district. We believe in the importance of social cooperation and solidarity. For this reason and we want to render whatever assistance we can to everyone in the region.”


Gülnar District Governor Yunus Emre Bayraklı expressed his gratitude to AKKUYU NUKLEAR JSC and Akkuyu NPP contractors, and added “We have also involved the employees of the Social Welfare Fund to distribute the food boxes, so that the help can reach every home in need. Lists of families to receive the boxes had been prepared before the distribution started. The boxes have been prepared with the same content. Thus all families in need in the district received equal support.”


The Fund employees started delivering food boxes in the beginning of Ramadan. Within a week they delivered the boxes to people in need.