July 15 Children’s Park was built by Eyüpsultan Municipality for Nemila Çamil Sijaric School in the city of Zenica. The park was opened with a ceremony held on May 26, 2022.
Mayor of Eyüpsultan Deniz Köken, members of the city council, Turkey’s Sarajevo Embassy Education Counselor, Sarajevo Yunus Emre Enstitüsü (YEE) administrators, school principal Ahmed Buljubasic, teachers and students attended the opening of the park.
After the opening ribbon was cut, the students learning Turkish made a show accompanied by Turkish and Bosnian songs and poems.
Mayor of Eyüpsultan Deniz Köken said, We have ties with the Balkan geography for more than 500 years. We have reciprocal bonds with the people here and we have never cut ties of brotherhood with the people here.
President Köken added, “The most important thing in the world is the happiness of children. We named the park ‘July 15 Children’s Park’ so that children know about the anti-democracy initiatives and research this history.”
After the speeches, the ceremony was concluded with a family photo and a tour of the park.