Visit from Gostivar Municipality to MMU

The delegation consisting of municipal representatives from Gostivar, Macedonia, led by Dr. Arben Taravari, Mayor of Gostivar and Former Minister of Health paid a visit to the Marmara Municipalities Union (MMU) on 10th May 2018 in Istanbul and welcomed by MMU Secretary General Mr. M. Cemil Arslan.

Mr. Taravari stated that there are 15 thousand Turkish citizens in Gostivar which is Macedonia's 4th largest city with a population close to 100 thousand and that Turkish is among the official languages ​​in addition to Macedonian and Albanian. Mr. Taravari conveyed a message of friendship saying that "We are a good example of living together with the Turks. Collaborations between the two countries should be strengthened."

Mr. M. Cemil Arslan informed the delegation about the organizational structure and activities of MMU and expressed appreciation with the visit of the Gostivar delegation. The visit ended with expressions of goodwill and hope for the future.

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