Turkish Embassy in Pretoria

Embassy History and Previous Ambassadors

Diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Republic of South Africa were established on 22 April 1993. Turkish Embassy in Pretoria has been functioning in its current address since 22 March 1994.

Within the Embasssy, there are also offices of Military Attaché and Commercial Counsellor.

The Embassy, in addition to the Republic of South Africa, is also accredited to Lesotho and Swaziland

The following Honorary Consulate Generals are attached to the Turkish Embassy in Pretoria: Honorary Consulate General in Cape Town (South Africa), Honorary Consulate General in Mbabane (Swaziland) 

 


 

 
Sami Cansen ONARAN
29.03.1994-29.11.1995
Kutlu ÖZGÜVENÇ
29.11.1995-29.03.1998
Burhan ANT
29.05.1998-29.06.2000
Selim Sermet ATACANLI
29.06.2000-29.03.2003
Ferhat ATAMAN
29.10.2003-29.03.2008
Can ALTAN
29.04.2008-29.06.2010
Ahmet Vakur GÖKDENİZLER
15.07.2010-19.08.2012
Kaan Esener
06.09.2012-27.01.2017
Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen
26.02.2017-