Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) May Executive Board meeting was held on 20 May 2017 in Ankara hosted by Keçiören Municipality.

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 Keçiören Mustafa AK, Mayor of Şahinbey Mehmet Tahmazoğlu, Mayor of Zeytinburnu Murat Aydın and TDBB Secretary General Fahri Solak.

The meeting started with the briefing of Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak on the activities took place between 26 April 2017 and 20 May 2017 and then continued with the discussion of the topics on the agenda.

Within this framework were decided to: participant support to the “10.th Municipality Oscar” program where is TDBB chosen as “the best local government association” in last year, support in construction of “Turkish Park” in Moldova-Gagauzia by Union and members, organization of information and experience sharing program for Tatarstan mayors in autumn, participant support to the “Turkish World Child Festival” organized by “Turkish World Research Foundation“with support of TDBB and Bağcılar Municipality, coordination support to Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Water and Sewerage Administration (VIK) which is in cooperation with Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (ISKI) in delivery of the supplied technical equipment to Sarajevo because of water reductions in that City.

New Members

Sharing membership application of Airag (Mongolia) and Mallakastra (Albania) municipalities to Administrative Board with appropriate opinion.