Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) August Executive Board Meeting was held on 19 August 2021 by video conference method.

The meeting, under the chairmanship of Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality and also TDBB President Uğur İbrahim Altay, was attended by TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak, Union Executive Board members Mayor of Beykoz Murat Aydın, Mayor of Bağcılar Lokman Çağırıcı, Mayor of Başiskele Yasin Özlü, Mayor of Şahinbey Mehmet Tahmazoğlu and Mayor of Zeytinburnu Ömer Arısoy.

The meeting continued with TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak giving information about the activities and agenda since the Administrative Board meeting held on 30 July 2021 and discussing the agenda items.

Within this framework, it was decided to support “6th Turkish World Film Festival”, which will be held in Istanbul between 01 and 05 October 2021, by TDBB, to accept the cooperation request of Uzbekistan Youth Center which wants to carry out projects with TDBB, to start the process for the sister city relationship between Sultanhanı (Aksaray) Municipality and Zeytinburnu (Istanbul) Municipality through the coordination of TDBB, to start the process for the sister city relationship between Vares (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Başiskele (Kocaeli) Municipality through the coordination of TDBB, to organize an information and experience sharing program for TDBB’s member municipalities from Presidency of Moldova Gagauz Autonomous Region, to write an informative letter to TDBB members about the International Union of Agricultural Cities (AGRICITIES) established in Konya, to organize the experience sharing program for the delegation of Turkestan Municipality, member of TDBB from Kazakhstan, on 24-29 August 2021, to carry out the “2021 Stationery Aid” project for the needy students in Zeytinburnu district in cooperation with TDBB and Zeytinburnu Municipality, to support “30th Anniversary of the Independence of the Kyrgyz Republic” event by TDBB, which is to be held in Istanbul on August 31, 2021 by the Consulate General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Istanbul, to carry out the process on the “Construction of Sports Fields in Bosnia and Herzegovina Project” in cooperation with sister cities within the work schedule of 2022, and to organize TDBB September Executive Board Meeting and “North Macedonia Member Municipalities Coordination Meeting” to be held in North Macedonia, hosted by TDBB Administrative Board member Gostivar Municipality.