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Aid Call of TDBB for Municipalities in Gaza

Union of Turkish World Municipalities’ (TDBB) Executive Board Meeting was held in Kocaeli, and hosted by President of the Union and Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu. In the meeting, which was attended by Executive Board Members all around Turkey, the activities of the Union were discussed.

AID CALL TO MEMBERS OF THE UNION

TDBB’s Executive Board Meeting of August was held in Sırrı Paşa Mansion. In the meeting, the activities of the Union were discussed and the decision was made to make an aid call to the members of the Union for the heavily damaged Gaza. President of the Union İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu said, “Our brothers and sisters in Gaza had faced a huge attack in Ramadan. We will make an aid call and ask our members to help municipalities in Gaza.”

GENERAL SECRETARY SOLAK GAVE INFORMATION

General Secretary of TDBB Fahri Solak made a short presentation on the activities of the Union and informed the participants. The applications of the future municipalities were also discussed.

Besides, other decisions were taken such as supporting graduate thesis studies on Local Governments in Turkish World and working on Sister City Module.

DUTIES OF EXECUTIVE BOARD WERE DISTRIBUTED

The meeting, in which the duties of Executive Board were distributed, was attended by President Karaosmanoğlu, Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Burhanettin Kocamaz, Mayor of Zeytinburnu (Istanbul) Municipality Murat Aydın, Mayor of Beykoz (Istanbul) Municipality Yücel Çelikbilek, Mayor of Keçiören (Ankara) Municipality Mustafa Ak and Mayor of Selçuklu (Konya) Municipality Uğur İbrahim Altay.