İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor, who attended the commemoration ceremony at Zübeyde Hanım's Mausoleum due to Mother's Day Tunç Soyer“We bow down in front of each of our mothers with love, respect and gratitude. We feel the bitterness of mothers who have lost their children and children who have lost their mothers. As the municipality, we are working to embrace all our citizens with a mother's compassion.”
On Mother's Day, the mother of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was commemorated at her grave. Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer and his wife Neptün Soyer, the mayors of the district and their spouses attended the ceremony. Speaking at the ceremony held by observing the social distance rules, the President Tunç Soyer“We bow down in front of each of our mothers with love, respect and gratitude. We feel the bitterness of mothers who have lost their children and children who have lost their mothers. When I started my presidency, I said, 'If the state is the father, the municipality is the mother'. We wanted the municipality to act as an institution that undertakes all the virtues of maternity. We wanted him to show compassion and embrace his compatriots without separating them. We will continue to fulfill this mission," he said.
Izmir is a privileged city
Stating that they have a privileged city since the eternal resting place of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's mother Zübeyde Hanım is in İzmir, Mayor Soyer completed his speech as follows:
“'A mother changes the world' especially if that mother is the mother of Mustafa Kemal… We commemorate Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his comrades in love with respect, love, gratitude and mercy who worked so hard to save and establish this country. I congratulate all of you on the Mother's Day once again with the words of Nazım Hikmet, "the man who has been a man for mothers, the enlightenment goes before us.
Brigade: "We remember with loyalty, gratitude and respect"
Karşıyaka Mayor Cemil Tugay, on the other hand, said that gathering around Zübeyde Hanım on Mother's Day Karşıyaka He stated that organizing the “Respect for Mother Father” run for 31 years as a tradition has a meaning far beyond an ordinary and routine event. On the basis of this meaning, to a woman who proved the saying 'a mother can change the world' by presenting a great revolutionary to her nation and humanity; Expressing their respect, loyalty and gratitude to İzmir, which follows in their footsteps, Tugay said, “The modern, democratic, secular and human rights values of the Republic of Turkey, also known as the 'Women's Revolution', which brings us together here every year, are stubbornly our defense will and stance. Without seeing and internalizing these, it is impossible to understand why we defend our insistence on human rights, modernity, secularism, full and unconditional equality, democracy, for example women's rights and the Istanbul Convention, ”he said. Brigade stated that they will make every neighborhood, street and corner of İzmir more beautiful and livable together with women, and that they will be an example and hope for the country in this sense.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor attended the ceremony. Tunç Soyer and his wife Neptün Soyer, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Mayor Mustafa Özuslu and his wife Müyesser Özuslu, CHP Çiğli District President Mert Özcan, Karşıyaka Mayor Cemil Tugay and Öznur Tugay, Çiğli Mayor Utku Gümrükçü and his mother Nilgün Gümrükçü, Karabağlar Mayor Muhittin Selvitopu and his wife Fügen Selvitopu, Güzelbahçe Mayor Mustafa İnce and his wife Nilüfer İnce, Gaziemir Mayor Halil Arda and his wife Deniz Arda, Kemalpaşa Municipality Mayor Rıdvan Karakayalı and his wife Lütfiye Karakayalı, Seferihisar Mayor İsmail Adult and his wife Fatma Adult, Tire Mayor Salih Atakan Duran and his wife Necibe Duran, Konak Deputy Mayor Mehmet Yunak and Konak Municipality Council member Sıla İlge Akkaş, Dikili Mayor Adil Kırgöz and his wife Nesrin Kırgöz and Torbalı Mayor Mithat Tekin attended.