President of Union of Dannieh Municipalities (Lebanon) one of our cooperation institutions also co-president of UCLG-MEWA Mohamed Saadieh and his delegation made a solidarity visit to Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) on 2nd of August 2016.
In the delegation under the presidency of Mohamed Saadieh there were Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA Mehmet Duman, Member of Municipality Parliament of Trablussham Halid Temuri and other those concerned.
Saadieh mentioned that he made so many solidarity and support visits after the traitor attempted coup and in this frame he visited TDBB and added squares in Turkey are honor squares for them plus Turkey is not an any country for them also protecting Mr. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan means protecting all suffering nations in the world and there for they are stand by Turkey with all support. He also remarked that the real reason of their visit is to congratulate Turkish nation for their courage and heroism.
Saadieh stated that they follow all the experiences and happenings from TV channels on air and said “We saw the call of Mr. Erdogan like a call to whole Islamic world and we also went out to streets and shouted support slogans. We are ready for every kind of support in these times. Your cares are our cares. I believe that if we act for Allah’s sake, victory will be ours.”
Member of Municipality Parliament of Trablussham Halid Temuri mentioned they want to improve relations with Turkey and said “As Arab municipalities, we want to benefit from experiences of municipalities in Turkey, increase our brotherhood with Turkey and furthering it.”
Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak, thanked to delegation for their visit and good wishes and said “We were sure about your trust and support to us, but it was more encouraging to seeing this by experience. We lived the times tested the proverb: ‘Friend in need is friend indeed.’ We understood the importance of friendships on theese days. We got over those bad days with the prays of Muslim nations and suffering people. We will proceed on our way as a country got rid of its weights and choler. We are continuing our work with high motivation”