Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) January Executive Board Meeting was held on 24 January 2023 by video conference method.

The meeting, chaired by President of TDBB and Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay, was attended by TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak, TDBB Executive Board members, Mayor of Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Yücel Yılmaz, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Ömer Arısoy, Mayor of Başiskele Yasin Özlü, Mayor of Bağcılar Abdullah Özdemir and Mayor of Şahinbey Mehmet Tahmazoglu.

The meeting continued with TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak giving information about the activities and agenda since the Administrative Board meeting on 09 December 2022, and discussing the agenda items.

Within this framework, it was decided to organize an experience sharing program for Turkistan (Kazakhstan) security unit managers in Kocaeli and Istanbul on 22-26 January 2023, in cooperation with TDBB and member municipalities, to conduct studies to strengthen the relations of Bayan-Ulgii (Mongolia) Municipality with its sister cities in Turkey, to carry out work to sign a “Cooperation Protocol” in order to develop cooperation between TDBB and the Organization of Turkic States and to implement joint projects and activities, to carry out work to update the “Cooperation Protocol” between TDBB and TURKSOY, to participate in the workshop on “Success and Cooperation Opportunities in the Field of Foreign Policy” to be held by the Turkish States Parliamentary Assembly (TURKPA) on February 09, 2023 in Istanbul, evaluate “Project of Completion of the Unfinished Mosque in Bulgaria Mestanlı”, for which cooperation was requested by Silivri Municipality, at the Administrative Board Meeting, to to evaluate “Donji Vakuf Education and Culture Center Construction Project”, for which support was requested by Islamic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Administrative Board Meeting, to carry out work to organize events on the occasion of 2023 being the 20th anniversary of the establishment of TDBB, to submit the membership application made by Municipality of Bosanska Krupa (Bosnia and Herzegovina) to our Union, to the Administrative Board with an affirmative opinion and to organize TDBB February Executive Board Meeting to be held in Samsun on 28 February – 02 March 2023.