The Turkey-based office of SOCAR, the biggest direct foreign investor of Turkey, was moved to Vadistanbul. Changing its address on the 10th anniversary of its foundation in Turkey, the building was inaugurated by Rovnag Abdullayev, Presisent of SOCAR.
Rovnag Abdullayev, accompanied by Ismail Gultekin, Deputy Governor, Erman Tuncer, Key Advisor to the Metropolitan Mayor of Istanbul, Gursoy Osman Bilgin, District Governor of Sariyer, Hazar Ibrahim, Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Ankara, Mesim Haciyev, Azerbaijani Consul General, Vagif Aliyev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SOCAR Turkey, Suleyman Gasimov and Farrukh Gasimov, Directors of SOCAR Turkey, cut the ribbon at the official inauguration ceremony of the new office. Hosted by Zaur Gahramanov, CEO of SOCAR Turkey, the ceremony was attended by hundreds of employees serving at the subsidiaries of SOCAR Turkey.
Delivering a speech at the inauguration ceremony, Rovnag Abdullayev, President of SOCAR, emphasized that the office building was turned, with great efforts, into the new base for the Azerbaijani investments, and that it would be the center of the ever-increasing economic and cultural cooperation between the two fellow countries.
Built based on the national symbols and traditional patterns of Azerbaijan and with a focus on the necessities of the time and the efficiency, SOCAR Plaza embraces a museum designed on an area of 220 square meters and delivering precious information on the history of Azerbaijan and oil on its ground floor. The museum exhibits the interactive system images of the 3D objects of the oil wells situated at Bibi-Heybat, where the first oil well was drilled, by means of the touch-screens.