Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Mansur Yavaş, Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Adana Metropolitan Municipality Zeydan Karalar, Mayor of Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Yılmaz Büyükerşen, Mayor of Aydın Metropolitan Municipality Özlem Yakaioğlu, Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Muhittin Böcek, Muğla Metropolitan Mayor Osman Gürün, Mersin Metropolitan Mayor Vahap Seçer, Tekirdağ Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Albayrak and Hatay Metropolitan Mayor Lütfi Savaş made the following statement after their meeting in the evening.
“To Public Information;
As 11 Metropolitan Mayors, we had a joint meeting this evening (22.04.2020) within the scope of combating global epidemic. After our solidarity and coordination meeting about the epidemic and other problems it brings, we would like to explain it to the public as 11 mayors;
1- We are proud to celebrate the 23th anniversary of our April 100 National Sovereignty and Children's Day with great enthusiasm and pride. We commemorate once again with gratitude and gratitude, all of our gunmates, especially Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Founded Nations to govern themselves Happy 100th birthday of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. He wishes that April 23, the only children's holiday in the world, will bring happiness to all children in our country and in the world; We congratulate the National Sovereignty and Children's Day of all our nation, especially the young homeland of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and all our citizens and children living abroad.
2- Right after our April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day, with the start of April 24, we will have entered the month of Ramadan blessed with the first sahur. We hope that this holy month will bring health, peace and prosperity to our nation and to all humanity. For the first time, we will spend a month without collective iftars, tarawih, sahur and ramadan entertainment on the street. We are sad. We wish that the month of Ramadan will be in accordance with all the virtues, even if it is a little bit bitter, and we wish the acceptance of all prayers and prayers from Allah Almighty. ”