News Center -TDO- Hosted by Japan's Ambassador to Turkey Akio Miyajima, Sagun Group Chairman Ahmet Tuncay Sagun was awarded the “Ambassador to Japan Award” by the Government of Japan for his contribution to strengthening trade relations between Japan and Turkey.
Ambassador Akio Miyajima, Ahmet Tuncay Sagun and his family and invited guests attended the award ceremony held at the embassy residence.
In 2002, he founded Sagun Group and Turkey's first tuna farm. In the 18 years since its inception, the company's work has progressed in a multifaceted way. Sagun Group, which started exporting tuna to Japan in 2002, contributes greatly to strengthening trade relations between Japan and Turkey through aquaculture exports, maintaining its number one position in aquaculture exports to Japan.
Ogulcan Kemal Sagun, vice chairman of the board of Directors of Sagun group, supports deepening the perception of Japanese food in Turkey and strengthening the mutual understanding and friendly relations between Japan and Turkey.