Istanbul Gold Refinery arranged its traditional picnic with special needs students from Zeytinburnu Private School and Practice Centre on 17th May 2016 and another with students from Lokman Hekim and Sancaktepe Practice Centre on 30th May 2016 at the Istanbul Veliefendi Hippodrome.

Nesrin Kakırman Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education Deputy Director of Special Education and Guidance Services, Abdullah Deniz Deputy Chairman of KİAŞ, Mahmut Esen Director of KİAŞ and Aydın Avşar Disabilities Coordinator were some of the important names that took part at the event.

It was a fantastic opportunity for the autistic and mentally handicapped children and their families to enjoy the day by playing fun games and participating in competitions. The winners of the competition collected their prizes from Att. Özcan Halaç Board Director of Istanbul Gold Refinery. Başak Halaç who participated showed great interest in the children by spending time with each one of them at the event. The event ended with an amazing ‘Semah’, a traditional show of whirling dervishes.