The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu made a test drive with the B1,2, the first model of GÜNSEL, the first domestic car of TRNC, which was developed by Turkish engineers and designers with 9 million hours of labor at Near East University.
Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu got behind the wheel of 100 percent electric GÜNSEL and tested the vehicle in the driving area of GÜNSEL Production Facilities on the Near East University campus. During the test drive, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ertuğruloğlu was presented to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Near East University Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel was accompanied. Making a statement after the test drive, Ertuğruloğlu emphasized GÜNSEL's contribution to the promotion of TRNC in the world.
Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu: "GÜNSEL Has Become Our Country's Window to the World"
Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu reminded that GÜNSEL had a wide coverage in the world press last month and mentioned the contribution he made to the promotion of the country. Foreign Minister Ertuğruloğlu said, "The success it has achieved and the commercial relations it has established abroad give GÜNSEL much more meaning and mission than an automobile on behalf of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus." Ertuğruloğlu described GÜNSEL as the TRNC's message to the world, "we are here too."
Stating that he received the news that GÜNSEL will employ nearly 100 production personnel to train, Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu said that GÜNSEL made a significant contribution to the promotion, economy and employment of the country and thanked those who contributed to this success and the Günsel Family.
Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel: "I extend my gratitude to our Minister for his visit ..."
Welcoming Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu at GÜNSEL Production Facilities, Near East University Chairman of the Board of Trustees Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel accompanied Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu during the test drive. After the test drive, Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel thanked Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu for his visit to GÜNSEL. Prof. Dr. İrfan Suat Günsel said that they continue to work for mass production preparations with full force and said that GÜNSEL will appear on the world's roads as a car produced in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.