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Minister of State Maria Böhmer Visiting Turkey

On 27 April Minister of State Maria Böhmer traveled to Turkey, where she visited the World Heritage site of Pergamon in her capacity as the Chairperson of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Pergamon and its multi-layered cultural landscape was inscribed on the World Heritage List at last year’s session in June 2014.


On 29 April Minister of State Böhmer will continue her trip to the city of Antakya, where she will be awarded the honorary citizenship of the city for her exceptional and longstanding support for the German-Turkish friendship.

Afterwards Minister of State Maria Böhmer will visit a refugee camp near the Syrian border to inform herself about the situation of civil war refugees from Syria.

Further Information

Website of the Federal Foreign Office
Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape