“The Real Friends of Humanity Award Ceremony” held regularly every year by Turkish Anti-Smoking Association (TSSD) was held at Istanbul Aydın University. At the ceremony conducted 24th, institutions and individuals who implemented successful practices in the fight against the harms of smoke and smoke products were rewarded. Many valuable representatives from business, art, politics, academia and NGOS attended the ceremony where those who made the most contributions to the fight against smoking for all year were rewarded.
2023 The Real Friends of Humanity Special Award was presented to İstanbul Governor Davut Gül at the ceremony held at Istanbul Aydın University Social Sciences Campus Full General Necdet Timur Oditorium. Presenting his award to Gül, TSSD President Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Aydın said “Thanks to our esteemed Governor, on all sides of our İstanbul, all public areas as parks and beaches, have been cleared of smoke and smoke products, exemplarily for our other cities. We express our gratitude to him.”