Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) Executive Board Meeting was held on 21 November 2018, Wednesday, at Union Headquarters in Istanbul.
The meeting, under the chairmanship of President of TDBB and Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu, was attended by Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak, TDBB Executive Board Members who are Mayor of Beykoz Yücel Çelikbilek, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın, Mayor of Bağcılar Lokman Çağırıcı, Mayor of Keçiören Mustafa Ak, Mayor of Selçuklu Ahmet Pekyatırmacı and TDBB Administrative Board Member Mayor of Sarajevo Novi Grad Semir Efendic.
After Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak gave information about the conducted activities and the agenda since the last meeting of Administrative Board on October 24, 2018, the meeting continued with the discussion of the issues from the agenda.
Within this framework, it was decided to carry out the visit of TDBB Azerbaijan Member Municipalities delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina between 16 and 20 December 2018 for the empowerment of cooperation among local governments, to carry out ‘Bosnia and Herzegovina Srebrenitsa Monumental Cemetery Complex Roof Renovation’ Project cooperatively by TDBB and sister cities, to support the expenditure of the dormitory by TDBB which is being built in Srebrenitsa by Bosnia and Herzegovina Emmaus Association, to organize experience sharing program for the educators who are coming to Turkey from Kyrgyzstan within the framework of “Village Nursery Schools Project” in cooperation with Roza Otunbaeva Foundation, to support “Bosnia and Herzegovina National Day’ event that will take place in Ankara on 12 December 2018 organized by Bosnia and Herzegovina Embassy in Ankara, to support “Bosnia and Herzegovina National Day” event that will take place on 25 November 2018 in Istanbul organized by Association of Young Bosnians, to evaluate the support request of Jabaliyah Al Nazlh Municipality of Palestine in cooperation with Ümraniye Municipality within the framework of sister city relations, and to ensure participation by TDBB in 5th Arab Water Week Conference and Fair that will take place in Jordan between 03 and 07 March 2019.
Besides, it was decided to present the membership request of Bogovinje Municipality of Macedonia to the decision of Administrative Board.