Italy State Medal for Adnan Polat
Polat Holding Chairman of Board of Directors Adnan Polat was awarded the Italian State Medal. The medal named Commendatore Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Itailana is given to those serving the society, by Italian President.
In a ceremony held at Çırağan Palace, Polat received the State Medal from Italy’s Istanbul Chief Consul Massimo Rustiko. In his speech at the ceremony, Adnan Polat, noting that Turkish Republic founded by Atatürk has shown great progress in every field in the last 50 years, stated that they are striving to achieve the contemporary civilization target also in the business world and that he received this medal not only on his behalf but also in the name of Polat Holding and the Turkish Ceramic industry. Speaking at the ceremony, Governor of Istanbul Muammer Güler touched upon the friendship between Turkey and Italy, stating that the relations between the two countries were in its best period of history. Congratulating Adnan Polat for the contributions he made to the progress of relations between the two countries, said that he truly believed that these relations would advance further.