- IRCICA Director General Assoc. Prof. Halit Eren was received by Mr. İsmail Kahraman, Speaker of the Turkish Parliament, in Ankara on 18 August 2016. During this courtesy visit Dr. Eren informed Mr. Kahraman on recent activities of IRCICA.
- Dr. Eren was among the guests in the function offered by Prime Minister Mr. Binali Yıldırım in honour of the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Turkey.
- The same day Dr. Eren paid a visit to Mr. Veysi Kaynak, Vice Prime Minister, and gave the Vice Prime Minister information on IRCICA’s activities.
- Within the framework of his official contacts in Ankara, Dr. Eren also visited Ambassador Ahmet Yıldız, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs.