Speaking at the 28th anniversary commemoration program of the Khojaly Genocide. Keçiören Mayor Turgut Altınok said, “I was in Azerbaijan in 1992. After the genocide, the Republic of Turkey has done its part to Azerbaijani brothers. The pain of Azerbaijan is always our pain and its joy is our joy. In the words of Heydar Aliyev "we are one nation and two states. ”
Mayor of Keçiören, Turgut Altınok, in the speech that he gave in the program of book promotion of Great Kazakh Bard Jambıl Jabayev said that “bards, artists and writers are our veins and memories which feed us. Jambil Jabayev is a very strong representative of our culture and literature. It is very important to get inspiration from this culture and to live with this inspiration."
Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok visited Alisher Agzamkhodjaev, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Ankara. Mayor Altınok said, “We have many projects that we will realize together with Uzbekistan, where we share common civilization, culture and history. I sincerely believe that the steps we will take at the local level and the joint projects that we will realize will strengthen the solidarity and ties of affection between the two countries.”
Stating that the Cumhuriyet (Republic)Tower will be completed in 2021, Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok said, “We will surely finish the Cumhuriyet Tower, which is our vision project that will crown the 100th anniversary of our Republic. We came to the final stage of the tender and in a few months months, we will finalize the tender of the tower. We will definitely open the tower in 2021.”
Stating that they received positive results from the international diplomacy traffic carried out at the local level, Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok said “Together with our team that works to further develop our international vision, we are making maximum efforts to introduce our capital city and our district, to implement common projects and to follow scientific developments”.
Darijus Pamparas, International Border Management Program Director of the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Akif Atlı, Field Manager of the United Nations High Commissioner in Ankara, visited Turgut Altınok, Mayor of Keçiören, in his office.
According to the TÜİK’s (Turkey’s Statistical Institute) data, Keçiören was the second district in Ankara with the highest number of houses sold in April
The ongoing development of Keçiören, which is one of Turkey`s largest districts, led to a significant increase in real estate sales. According to TÜİK’s data,Keçiören was the second district in Ankara with the highest number of houses sold in April. Mayor Altınok said that they would brighten the star of Bağlum and Ovacık and strengthen the brand value of Keçiören through ‘Cumhuriyet Tower’ and ‘Natural Products Production and Sales Center’.
The Kyrgyzstan’s Ambassador to Ankara Kubanıçbek Ömüraliyev paid a visit of congralutaion to Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok, who had strong relations with the Turkish world. The Ambassador gave warm messages about the friendship of the two countries.
With the cooperation of Keçiören Municipality and Çözüm College, 50 bird nests were placed in the trees in the Kartaltepe Urban Forest area. “We instill our children with the idea of respecting the right to life of all living things.” Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok stated.
MUNICIPALITIES SHOULD ALSO DEAL WITH EDUCATION, HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES
Mayor of Keçiören Turgut Altınok, who came together with representatives of embassies, international development agencies and United Nations (UN) agencies in the the Foreign Missions İftar Program organized by Keçiören Municipality, said that “When we took office in 1994, the municipalities were only providing services on roads, cleaning, sewage and asphalt. We have said to Turkey that municipalities should also deal with education, health and safety issues. We said these issues are our issues. The problems in this matter are the problem of all of us, are the problem of our country; and we used every means available”