Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) April Executive Board Meeting was held on 26 April 2017, Wednesday in TDBB Headquarters in Istanbul.

The meeting, under the chairmanship of President of TDBB and also Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu, was attended by TDBB Executive Board Members who are Mayor of Beykoz Yücel Çelikbilek, Mayor of Bağcılar Lokman Çağırıcı, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın, Mayor of Keçiören Mustafa Ak and Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak.

The meeting started with the briefing of Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak on the activities that took place between 15 March 2017 and 26 April 2017 and on the agenda, and then continued with the discussion of the topics on the agenda.

Within this framework, supporting of “Turkish World Documentary Film Festival and Competition” that will take place in 2017 by TDBB, supporting of the development of physical capacities of service buildings of Azerbaijan Presidency Service to Citizens and Social Innovations State Agency (ASAN) coordinated cooperatively by TIKA, coordination of research for the cooperation opportunities between Tutin (Serbia) Municipality and TDBB and its members, membership of TDBB in UCLG-MEWA Committee on Cooperation Development and City Diplomacy’, representative participation of TDBB to ‘40th Güzelyurt Orange Festival’ in TRNC between 30 June and 09 July by Güzelyurt (TRNC) Municipality, organization of ‘17th General Meeting’ on 13 May 2017 of Turkey-Turkmenistan Friendship and Solidarity Association cooperatively by TDBB, support of TDBB and its members to ‘Mostar Qur’an School’ Project planned to be constructed in Mostar city of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the coordination of Bosnia and Herzegovina Islamic Union, participation support by TDBB Members to the activities that will take place in 2017 Ramadan period, organization of iftar programs in Almaty and Turkestan of Kazakhstan in 2017 Ramadan period cooperatively by Bağcılar Municipality, participation support to ‘2nd Main roads, Bridges and Tunnels Specialization Fair’ that will take place in Ankara between 24 and 26 May 2017 by Turkish Road Association and organization of July TDBB Administrative Board Meeting on 19 July 2017 with the hosting of Bolu Municipality were decided.

New Members

Sharing of the membership applications of Geyve (Sakarya), Devoll (Albania), Permet (Albania), Kukes (Albania), Klosi (Albania), Ikh Khet (Mongolia), Altanshiree (Mongolia) and Zamiin Uud (Mongolia)of TDBB to Administrative Board with consent were decided.