Under the coordination of the Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), the sister city protocol covering cooperation between Konya Metropolitan Municipality and Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Metropolitan Municipality in fields such as education, tourism, sports, culture and infrastructure was signed in Konya with a ceremony held on 29 May 2022.
Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay and Mayor of Mogadishu Metropolitan Municipality Omar Mohamud Mohamed signed the sister city protocol.
Wishing the protocol to be beneficial for the two cities, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay said, “We are signing this protocol to initiate the sister city relationship between Konya and Mogadishu. I wish the best for both our cities and our countries”.
Mayor of Mogadishu Metropolitan Municipality Omar Mohamud Mohamed thanked Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay for his hospitality and said, “We are very happy to be here today. Our relations between Mogadishu and Konya will now become stronger”.