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TDBB Vice Presidents, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Municipality Murat Aydın, Mayor of Bağcılar Municipality Lokman Çağrıcı and General Secretary of TDBB Fahri Solak visited Bucharest, the capital city of Romania within 4th International Balkan Conference which was supported by TDBB and Bağcılar Municipality, and had several contacts on the purpose of improving the cooperation between the local governments.

4th International Balkan Conference, organized by the cooperation of Istanbul and Bucharest Universities, was based on ‘Turkey and Romania: Historical Connections and Cooperation in Future in Balkans’ theme and in this context various scientists, academicians and researchers from different countries came together for improving the collaboration and interaction by several perspectives. As a part of the organization, Delegation of TDBB made official visits to Turkish Embassy in Bucharest, Turkish Consulate General in Constanta, Bucharest Municipality and also Medgidia and Valui Lui Traian Municipalities in Dobruja region that has thickly populated by Turkish and Tatar population.

Two Municipalities Claimed To Be Member

After the meetings Mayor of Medgidia Municipality Marian Lordache and Mayor of Valui Lui Traian Municipality Florin Mitroi, applied for membership of TDBB.

Besides, the delegation visited the Office of the Mufti of the Muslim Community in Romania, Turkish Democratic Union of Romania, Yunus Emre Institute Constanta Cultural Center and Medgidia Kemal Atatürk National College and got information about the operations and activities of these institutions.