December 11, 2011 year 23:40
On 11th of December 2011 the President of the Society of Culture and Mutual Aid of Crimean Tatars in Turkey, the former Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Turkey (1973-1974), Dr. Ahmed Ihsan Kırımlı died.
We express our deep condolences to the relatives and friends of Ahmed Ihsan Kırımlı.
Dr. Ahmed Ihsan Kırımlı was born in 1920. He studied in Turkey, England and the USA, major in pediatrics. In 1961 was elected to the Parliament of Turkey. In 1973-1974 he served as the Minister of Tourism and Culture for the Republic of Turkey.
In 1999 he founded the "Ukrainian-Turkish Friendship Society"
Since 1987 he has served as the president of the Crimean Tatar Society of Turkey, which has provided substantial assisstance, including financial, to the compatriots returning home.