📩 30/10/2023 12:45
Afyonkarahisar Municipality put the Equestrian Sports Facilities into service on the 100th anniversary of the Republic, which will provide the opportunity to host ambling horse racers from many provinces of Turkey. The facility, which will be the meeting point of ambling horse racers, one of the traditional sports branches in the sports city Afyonkarahisar, was opened with a magnificent ceremony dedicated to its 100th anniversary.
Hosted by Afyonkarahisar Mayor Mehmet Zeybek, Afyonkarahisar Governor Kübra Güran Yiğitbaşı, Afyonkarahisar Deputies Ali Özkaya, İbrahim Yurdunuseven, Mehmet Taytak, Nationalist Movement Party General Secretary Bursa Deputy İsmet Büyükataman, Supply and Garrison Commander Brigadier General Numan Yöner, Chief Public Prosecutor Fatih Karabacak, MHP Provincial Chairman Ahmet Kahveci, Grand Unity Party Provincial Chairman Süleyman Çağlar, Re-Welfare Party Provincial Chairman Fehmi Güray Çakır, AK Party Youth Branch Chairman Ethem Karahan, AK Party Women's Branch Chairman Ferda Öztürk, Turkish Equestrian Sports Federation President Zübeyir Bekiroğlu, Turkey Equestrian Sports Branches Federation Zeki Genelioğlu and many guests attended.
The opening speech of the ceremony was made by Zübeyir Bekiroğlu, President of the Turkish Equestrian Sports Federation. President of the Turkish Equestrian Sports Federation, Zübeyir Bekiroğlu, thanked Mayor Mehmet Zeybek for bringing such a beautiful facility to Afyonkarahisar; “On the centenary of the founding of our Republic, my Lord granted us the opportunity to see such a facility. We came to Afyonkarahisar to witness this day. I would like to thank my esteemed Mayor for bringing such a beautiful facility to Afyonkarahisar and our country. We cannot thank our esteemed President enough for his support to traditional equestrian sports. I would like to thank them for the support they have given to our traditional athletes, who are the heirlooms of our ancestors and the heritage of our ancestors.” said.
He thanked our Mayor Mehmet Zeybek for giving them this happiness on the 100th anniversary of its establishment.
“We promised and we did it”
President Mehmet Zeybek stated that they were happy to open the Equestrian Sports Facilities on the 100th anniversary of the Republic and said, “First of all, happy 100th anniversary of our Republic to all of us. Human tragedy is happening on earth. May God give patience and help to our Palestinian brothers who committed massacres and genocide. May Israel also be devastated. We all experience the happiness of putting our facility, which will be the meeting point of ambling horse races, one of the traditional sports branches, in our sports city Afyonkarahisar, into service on the 100th anniversary of our Republic. In Afyonkarahisar. We had 2019 projects that we promised when we ran for election in 37. Rahvan Horse Track was not among the projects we promised. May God be pleased with him. Here I would like to thank our President. They tied the deal with a meal. May their ears ring, Nurullah Kaya, they invited us together with our Governor. They stated that there is a serious love for horses in Afyon and that such a place is needed to hold ambling horse races. There was a large crowd. They were insistent, asking if you promised. "We promise, we said okay, let's do it," he said.
Nationalist Movement Party Afyonkarahisar Deputy Mehmet Taytak said, “Today is a really important day. "Everywhere in Turkey was decorated with red and white flags." said.
“Afyonkarahisar receives serious support from our state”
In his statement, Taytak said, “For many years in this ancient city, especially recently, with the blessing and mercy of the People's Alliance, we have been trying to find solutions to many problems together with our esteemed MPs. And today, Afyonkarahisar receives very serious support from our state.” he said.
AK Party Afyonkarahisar Deputy İbrahim Yurdunuseven said, “Today is a special day. It is a day where our ancestors fought for independence exactly one hundred years ago. Today it was crowned with the Republic. First of all, happy 100th anniversary of our Republic.” He stated:
“My dear fellow countrymen, there is no other way for this beloved nation than to be strong.” AK Party Afyonkarahisar Deputy Ali Özkaya said: “I say that we will work harder, we will be stronger and we will provide justice, mercy, democracy and peace to the whole world, just like our ancestors. May it be our state and nation for many centuries and until the end of time. “I wish our facility good luck.” said.
“Thank you to our president”
Afyonkarahisar Governor Assoc. Dr. Kübra Güran Yiğitbaşı stated the following in her speech:
“Since my early years, I have seen horses as very close and warm animals, both with their closeness to people and with their emotional ability to feel people's own emotions. I am very happy that such a facility was brought to our city on a meaningful day. It is a matter of further consolidating Afyonkarahisar's status as a sports city, and also of reviving a sport that is so valuable to our nation in our city on the 100th anniversary of our Republic. For this, I would like to thank all the supporting stakeholders for their efforts, but especially our Mayor, on behalf of our city and our citizens. I hope that our sports facility, our equestrian sports facility will bring good luck to our entire city, our country and all sports fans on this beautiful and unforgettable day. Congratulations again. “I would also like to thank those who contributed.”