In cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality, Dumlupınar University, the Union of Turkish City Councils and Balıkesir City Council; The Victory Train, prepared for the 30th anniversary of the August 99 Victory Day, will start its journey from Ankara to Dumlupınar on Sunday, August 29. Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yücel Yılmaz and AK Party Bilecik Deputy Selim Yağcı made a statement about the "I'm on the Victory Train" campaign.
I AM ON THE VICTORY TRAIN
Deputy Selim Yağcı said that on Sunday, August 29, at 13.07, when Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk departed for Dumlupınar, 90 city council presidents, families of martyrs and veterans will visit Anıtkabir. Noting that they started the project in order to keep the spirit of the National Struggle alive and to commemorate the heroes of Kurtuluş, especially Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Yağcı said, “In the journey we will start from Anıtkabir, inspired by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; We will commemorate our ancestors with a 2023-minute journey from Anıttepe to Beştepe, Duatepe, Metristepe, Kocatepe and Zafertepe.” made the statement. Stating that their goal is 1 million 1922 thousand shares, Yağcı said, “Our train will start its journey on 29 August at 19.22. Those who are willing to participate in this train expedition, but cannot participate, will participate in our journey in a representative way by supporting the #Zafertrenindebendevarım sharing.” said.
'FUTURE IS YOUR YOUTH'
Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Yücel Yılmaz stated that the “I'm on the Victory Train” project emerged out of the feeling of loyalty to the heroes of Kurtuluş, “We expect support from all our youth and everyone who embraces our Republic. As the Republic of Turkey confidently moves forward to the 100th anniversary of its Independence, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's utterance in Dumlupınar on August 30, 1924, "O rising new generation! The future is yours. We builded the republic, you are the ones who raise it and keep it alive.' I kiss the eyes of my young brothers who will travel with the Victory Train, which we prepared with inspiration from your words.” said.