The CEO and Chairman of BOTEK, Mr. Yıldırım GELGİN, is the Founding Partner and Past President of the FCIC (Federation of Consultants from Islamic Countries). Today Mr. Levent Gelgin holds the presidency of FCIC. Therefore, thought the FCIC mechanism, cooperation and exchange of technology and expertise in the Islamic countries had major contributions to BOTEK`s activities in this region.
The synergy triggered during the post-cold war period has provided tremendous opportunities due to sustainable development efforts. Therefore common background of Central Asian and Turkish people resulted strong business relations between Turkey and other Central Asian Countries. BOTEK has developed very good relations and involved in various major projects in this region.
As of late 2002, Turkey has officially been a candidate for European Union. All candidates have the right to participate in the projects funded by the European Community, Europe AID, EIB and EBRD. BOTEK’s proximity to region gives us not only a geographical advantage but also a tremendous opportunity for economic solutions using efficient logistics.
Botek has some experience in Sub Sahara Countries. In 2012, Botek has successfully signed its first project in Kenya. Botek has opened a regional office in Tanzania in 2016. In 2019 Botek started a new extradose bridge construction supervision project in Ethiopia which is funded by The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.