A plaque presentation ceremony was held during the 3rd October, ‘Turkic Speaking Countries Cooperation Day’ Reception hosted by the Secretary General of the Turkic Council Ambassador Ramil Hasanov.

On 5 October 2017 during the reception hosted by the Turkic Council Secretary General Ambassador Ramil Hasanov at the Çırağan Palace on the occasion of the Turkic Speaking Countries Cooperation Day, plaques of appreciation for their contributions to the Council`s work were presented to the diplomats whose terms of office were completed at the Turkic Council Secretariat. 
During the ceremony where Secretary General Hasanov expressed his gratitude for the services they performed within the Council and wished success in their new posts.
Plaques of appreciation for their contributions to the work of the Turkic Council were presented to;
- Ambassador Abzal Saparbekuly, who was appointed as the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Ankara, at the time when he was serving as Deputy Secretary General of the Turkic Council,
- Zamin Aliyev, Diplomat of the Republic of Azerbaijan, served as Project Director at the Turkic Council whose term of office was completed thereafter,
- Yedil Myrzakhanov,  Diplomat of the Republic of Kazakhstan, still continues to serve as the Project Director at the Council, whose term will end soon.
As the Turkic Council family we wish them success in their new duties.