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Lakis Vingas

Greek Historian Honored by Turkish President

The badge of the Order of Excellence was presented by the President of the Turkish Republic Abdullah Gül to Evangelia Balta for her contribution to the literature and culture of Greeks in Asia Minor. Evangelia Balta is a historian working...

Turkey: Resignation for the Violation of Minority Rights

The Turkish government’s prolonged ban on the conducting of elections in all non - Muslim charitable institutions caused the resignation of the minorities’ representative at the General Directorate for Foundations. Lakis Vingas submitted his resignation on March 21, in protest...

Stanford Students Learn About Turkey From Vingas

The President of the General Directorate of Foundations Council Lakis Vingas, of Greek origin, delivered a lecture on Turkey on Sept. 12 to students of the Department of History at Stanford, the prestigious university in California. They had visited Turkey...

Lakis Vingas Re-Εlected as Minorities’ Representative at Turkish VGM

The General Assembly of the General Directorate for Foundations (VGM) elected its five members to represent the communal (cemaat), new (yeni) and connected (mulhak) foundations for 2011-2014 last Sunday, December 25. 150 candidates from 162 foundations have filed a participation...