Gaziantep and Konya Metropolitan Municipalities, members of Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB), were elected to the Administration of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

At the 5th Congress of UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) which was held in the capital of Columbia, Bogota on 15 October 2016, President of African Local Governments Foundation Parks Tau was elected for the presidency which was carried out by Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbaş for 6 years.

While Mayor of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Fatma Şahin was elected as UCLG Deputy Presidency, Mayor of Konya Metropolitan Municipality Tahir Akyürek became UCLG Co-President.

UCLG General Assembly was attended by Members of TDBB Executive Board Members Murat Aydın (Mayor of Zeytinburnu) and Lokman Çağırıcı (Mayor of Bağcılar).