Turkey Visiting Program of representatives of non-governmental organizations from Kazakhstan organized cooperatively by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), Bağcılar, Beykoz and Selçuk (Konya) Municipalities was carried out in the days of 2-9 December 2019.

The program was attended by Head of Ikhlas Foundation from Chimkent city of Turkestan Province Halilullah Majanov, Head of Cennet Ferdeus Foundation Abducappar Smanov, Head of Zakat Foundation Bekaidar Amre, Head of Shardara Haji Foundation Suleymanov Israyl, Head of Sevap Foundation Alimcan Anaşyev and businessman Askar Askeroğlu.

Delegation, within the framework of the visiting program, met with TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak. The delegation posited that they were glad and thankful for hospitality of TDBB. During the meeting, they were informed about TDBB activities and it was discussed probable projects with Kazakhstan. Then, delegation visited TDBB Administrative Board Member Bağcılar Municipality. During the visit, it was discussed what can be done to improve cooperation areas between Chimkent city and its sister city Bağcılar and delegation expressed their gratitude for Bağcılar.

Moreover, delegation went to Konya and visited President of TDBB and Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay in his office. Within the framework of Konya visit, the delegation also visited Member of TDBB Administrative Board Selçuk Municipality. Then, the delegation participated to 746th death anniversary of Mevlana – International Commemoration Ceremonies.

The delegation also met with several non-governmental organizations in Izmir, Denizli, Isparta and Bursa. After visiting the religious, historical and cultural places of Istanbul, they returned back to their home country.