Eczacıbaşı Holding Chairman and Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation Chairman Bülent Eczacıbaşı, considered the most prestigious medal of Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la French government was given the Legion d'Honneur .
Photo Bülent Eczacıbaşı's \"Turkey's cultural and social life and contribution to the strengthening of relations between Turkey and France \"because of the engagements, the French Embassy in the evening of November 11, 2014 were presented at a ceremony held in Istanbul. Photo Turkey's Ambassador to France speaking at the ceremony Laurent Bili , the history of the Eczacıbaşı family , stating that bear some similarities with Turkey's history, \"this is a very beautiful city , particularly in health , innovation, but also the kind that changes the Turkey's face in the field of arts epic history though need , \"he said . Photo Eczacıbaşı , always understanding of quality imposing among the new investments made on the market that takes place in France and one of the major Turkish companies investing in France that emphasizes Laurent Bili , only economic bond with Eczacıbaşı France not in the area , noting that developed in the field of art , said:\"Your passion for the culture that must have been a family affair , his spouse I greet you with a sense of heart here Oya Hanım , Istanbul still has established itself holds the presidency of the Modern Museum. You with your children and Esra Emre seeing such a way, why'greatest success , my wife Oya is being able to establish strong ties with a family lady'I understand you well . This'ordre de la Legion d'honneur'level must have a strong family bonds , as to form an exceptional case , you will have the both of you knight . \"Photo Ambassador Laurent Bili , \"France, integrity, ethical values and also to share and develop feelings of its guiding principles, a person is deeply honored to see between friends \"after the speech that complement the words , Legion d'honneur was presented to Bülent Eczacıbaşı . Photo Bülent Eczacıbaşı in his speech at the ceremony , in particular the founder of the Republic of Turkey , including Ataturk , from every corner of the world, that personality or great honor to take part in the same list with names that admire the works , said:\"So far this privilege taste was the person when I think who they are , that people not only hear only honor but also new responsibilities installed feel it , \"he said .
\"My father Nejat Eczacıbaşı line with our family traditions and institutions which we began managing our country's culture and art life , accept the responsibility to provide support in their power . Not only provide financial support , the creation of institutions and cooperation in this field , we are trying to contribute to the development of the country's cultural policy in cooperation with the public sector , \"said Bulent Eczacibasi , across studies given the most importance in this context, that in the development of international cooperation in the field of contemporary art and France stressed that there is always a special place in these relations. Photo Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation , in recent years in Turkey, \"French Spring\"and in France \"Turkey Season\"by organizing the event , from this point sample studies Eczacıbaşı pointed out that , \"the pleasing result of this cooperation between Turkey and France hope that we will continue to see in the coming years . At least, Istanbul Modern Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation for the continuation of the initiatives in this direction Oya my wife and I will always do our best, \"he said.