On May 29, 2018, at the invitation of the Consulate General of the Turkish Republic in Odessa, the director of the institute, Mykola Izha, and leading specialist of the communications department, Nataliia Nefodova, attended the reception on the celebrating the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey. Among the guests of the commemoration at the Bristol Hotel were representatives of: public authorities, diplomatic missions, higher education institutions, clergy and the media.
   The speeches during the official part were held by the Consul General of the Turkish Republic in Odesa Mr. Sadin Ayildiz and the Deputy Chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration Vitaliy Svichynsky.
   Mykola Isha personally congratulated the Consul General on the state holiday, noted the importance of the Institute's cooperation with Turkish partners and invited the diplomat to visit the ORIPA NAPA under the President of Ukraine for a working visit.