Order of the State of Republic of Turkey
| Order of the State of Republic of Turkey |
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Nişanı
| Awarded by |
President of Turkey
|Eligibility||Foreign Presidents and Heads of State|
|Awarded for||"Given to people for the development of friendly relations with the Republic of Turkey."|
|Grades (w/ post-nominals)|| Order of the State|
Order of the Gold Star
|Established||07 August 1988|
|First induction|| 14 July 1994 |
|Last induction|| 12 April 2016 |
Salman bin Abdul Aziz
|Next (higher)||None (highest)|
|Next (lower)||Order of the Republic|
The Order of the State is conferred by the President, upon the decision of the Council of Ministers, to the Heads of State and presidents in recognition of their contributions for enhancing the amicable relations between their respective countries and Turkey.
Recipients of the Order of State
- 1994 – Poland : Lech Wałęsa, (President of Poland)
- 1997 – Azerbaijan : Heydar Aliyev, (President of Azerbaijan)
- 1997 – Bosnia and Herzegovina : Alija Izetbegović, (President of Bosnia & Herzegovina)
- 1998 – Egypt : Hosni Mubarak, (President of Egypt)''
- 1999 – Croatia : Franjo Tuđman, (President of Croatia)
- 1999 – Georgia : Eduard Shevardnadze, (President of Georgia)
- 1999 – Romania : Emil Constantinescu, (President of Romania)
- 1999 – United States : Bill Clinton, (President of the United States)
- 1999 – Finland : Martti Ahtisaari, (President of Finland)
- 2000 – Germany : Johannes Rau, (President of Germany)
- 2000 – Poland : Aleksander Kwaśniewski, (President Of Poland)
- 2000 – China : Jiang Zemin, (President of People's Republic of China)
- 2000 – Czech Republic : Václav Havel, (President of Czech Republic)
- 2007 – Saudi Arabia : Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, (King of Saudi Arabia)
- 2008 – United Kingdom : Elizabeth II, (Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth realm nations)
- 2009 – Portugal : Aníbal Cavaco Silva, (President of Portugal)
- 2009 – Kazakhstan : Nursultan Nazarbayev, (President of Kazakhstan)
- 2009 – Italy : Giorgio Napolitano, (President of Italy)
- 2011 – Pakistan : Asif Ali Zardari, (President of Pakistan)
- 2012 – Turkmenistan : Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, (President of Turkmenistan)
- 2012 – Netherlands : Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, (Queen of the Netherlands)
- 2013 – Sweden : Carl XVI Gustaf, (King of Sweden)
- 2013 – Norway : Harald V, (King of Norway)
- 2013 – Azerbaijan : Ilham Aliyev, (President of Azerbaijan)
- 2013 – Luxembourg : Henri, (Grand Duke of Luxembourg)
- 2015 – Belgium : Philippe I, (King of Belgium)
- 2016 – Saudi Arabia : Salman bin Abdul Aziz, (King of Saudi Arabia)
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