The Speaker of the Republic’s Assembly Zorlu Töre issued a message to mark the passing of the late former Prime Minister Irsen Küçük.
In his message Töre praised the late prime minister for the services he gave to the Turkish Cypriot people.
In his message the Speaker of the Republic’s Assembly Zorlu Töre stated that the late Irsen Küçük was a very valuable person who contributed to the national struggle of the Turkish Cypriot people as an Erenköy mujahidin, and also served as a Turkish Cypriot politician and a founding member of parliament.
Noting that the late Küçük, was an agricultural engineer, and provided very important services in the field of agriculture during his ministry, Töre stated that the water transfer project from Türkiye known as the ‘Project of the Century’ was also realized during Irsen Küçük’s term as Prime Minister.
“Mr. Küçük, was a statesman devoted to his homeland and worked hard for the progression of the country. He was an important figure in Turkish Cypriot political history. We commemorate him with much respect” said Töre.