yürütme_kasımUnion of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) November Executive Board Meeting was held on 18 November 2015 in Headquarters of the Union in Istanbul.

The meeting under the chairmanship President of Union and Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu was attended by the Members of Executive Board who are Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Burhanettin Kocamaz, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın, Mayor of Bağcılar Lokman Çağırıcı, Mayor of Şahinbey Mehmet Tahmazoğlu, Mayor of Keçiören Mustafa Ak, Mayor of Selçuklu Uğur İbrahim Altay and Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak.

The meeting started with the briefing of Secretary General Fahri Solak on the present and future activities since the Executive Meeting on October 21, and continued with the discussion of the topics on the agenda.

In the meeting, topics such as actualization of the December 2015 Expert Training Program on themed as “Transportation, Public Transportation Network Planning and Parking Area Management in Local Governments”; support and participation to “Sari Saltik Bulgaria Meeting”; organization of “Commemoration of Kyrgyz Poet Alıkul Osmonov in his 100th Birthday” in Istanbul by TDBB, Istanbul Consulate General of Kyrgyzstan, TIKA and Zeytinburnu Municipality; participation to 6th Plenary Session of TÜRKPA; support to “1st Turkish World Documentary Film Festival and Competition”; coordination about the official visit that will be made by one of the Administrative Board members of Union, Mayor of  Novi Grad Sarajevo/Bosnia and Herzegovina, and his delegation, in Istanbul between 1 and 6 December 2015; participation of domestic and international members to “International Drug Addiction Symposium” which will be organized by Malatya Metropolitan Municipality between 18 and 20 December 2015; organization of applied training programs themed as “Town Planning” and “Cleaning Services” for the officials of member municipalities of Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan; and support to the project “Turks and Bosnians are working together in Africa”, organized cooperatively with TIKA were determined.

Besides in the meeting, for the agenda of 2016, it was decided to be made organizations such as publications, meetings and etc. for the 25th anniversary of Turkic Republics’ Independence, to be started the process for visits to Tatarstan, Dagestan and Bosnia and Herzegovina, to be presented the membership application of Güneyyurt (Karaman) Municipality to TDBB to the Board of Administrative with assent, and to be made December Administrative Board Meeting on 23 December 2015 in Konya hosted by Selçuklu Municipality.