Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) Bosnia and Herzegovina Member Mayor of Jablanica Damir Sabanovic and his delegation visited TDBB on 12 March 2021.
The meeting was attended by Mayor of Jablanica Damir Sabanovic, Council Member of Jablanica Said Ikovic, Director of Jablanica High School Edin Idrizovic, Advisor of the Mayor Muhammed Muhinhadzic and TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak which was held at the Union Headquarters.
At the meeting, it was discussed the establishment of sister city relations between Jablanica Municipality and Bağcılar and Başiskele Municipalities under the guidance of TDBB and to further develop cooperation among those municipalities.
Mayor of Jablanica Damir Sabanovic stated that “We are happy to be here with you today. We would like to improve our relations with TDBB. We need your support to establish sister city relationships with municipalities in Turkey. We want to boost our relation with Başiskele Municipality that we have signed a sister city protocol recently. Moreover, we also want to establish a sister city relation with Bağcılar Municipality that we have met with the Mayor Lokman Çağırıcı during this visit program to Turkey. In addition, we would like to invite you to our city and we would be very glad that we have the TDBB delegation in Jablanica”.
Secretary General Fahri Solak expressed his gratitude due to the visit of the delegation and congratulated the newly elected Mayor of Jablanica Sabanovic. Solak informed the delegation regarding the works and activities of TDBB towards Bosnia and Herzegovina. He posited that TDBB has 31 member municipalities from Bosnia and that they have several sister cities in Turkey. Solak also expressed his pleasure due to the close relations with Bosnia and he added that they will carry out the necessary procedures to establish sister city relations of Jablanica Municipality with Bağcılar and Başiskele Municipalities. After that they may collaboratively proceed works and joint projects with the sister cities.
The meeting was completed with the presentation of the TDBB Membership Certificate to Jablanica to the Mayor Sabanovic.