Büyükelçilik Tarihi ve Önceki Büyükelçilerimiz

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Türkiye and the Republic of South Africa were established on 22 April 1993. Turkish Embassy in Pretoria has been functioning in the existing chancellery building since 2018.

Within the Embassy, there are also offices of Military Attaché and Commercial Counsellor as well as Education Counsellor, Energy Counsellor, Social Counsellor and Internal Affairs Counsellor.

The Embassy, in addition to the Republic of South Africa, is also accredited both to the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Kingdom of Eswatini.

The Consulate General in Cape Town is attached to the Turkish Embassy in Pretoria, while there is an Honorary Consulate in Mbabane, Kingdom of Eswatini, accredited to the Embassy.


Sami Cansen  ONARAN
Sami Cansen ONARAN

3/29/1994-11/29/1995

Kutlu ÖZGÜVENÇ
Kutlu ÖZGÜVENÇ

11/29/1995-3/29/1998

Burhan ANT
Burhan ANT

5/29/1998-6/29/2000

Selim Sermet ATACANLI
Selim Sermet ATACANLI

6/29/2000-3/29/2003

Ferhat ATAMAN
Ferhat ATAMAN

10/29/2003-3/29/2008

Can ALTAN
Can ALTAN

4/29/2008-6/29/2010

Ahmet Vakur GÖKDENİZLER
Ahmet Vakur GÖKDENİZLER

7/15/2010-8/19/2012

Kaan Esener
Kaan Esener

9/6/2012-1/27/2017

Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen
Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen

2/26/2017-6/23/2021

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