21 December Thursday

IMM Hosts a Delegation from Jordan…

A Jordanian delegation paid a visit to Mayor Mevlüt Uysal today within the framework of a program organized by the Turkish-Arab Relations Center (TAIM).

A delegation of Jordan's Islamic Front Party, composed of deputies and local committee members paid a visit to Mayor Mevlüt Uysal  today within the framework of a program organized by the Turkish-Arab Relations Center (TAIM).

Mohammed Awad al-Zyoud, the secretary-general of the Islamic Action Front (IAF), and his accompanying delegation composed of 15 members were welcomed at the entrance of the town hall by Mayor Uysal.

The guest delegation later met with Mayor Uysal in his office for a while. Mohammed Awad al-Zyoud expressed his thanks to Mr. Mevlüt Uysal, the mayor of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for the hospitality shown to them while visiting the city of Istanbul. He said that they appreciated the attitude of the Turkish authorities on many occasions.

"We are aware of the crucial role played by Turkish authorities. We also appreciate the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish people, especially Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's increasing political and economic support for the solution of Palestinian and Quds issue.” said Mr. al-Zyoud.

After one-hour meeting with the guest delegation, Mayor Uysal expressed his satisfaction from the visit of members of the Jordanian delegation. Mayor Uysal said: "Istanbul is an important city for this region in terms of trade and commercial activities.We are aware of that and are trying to give a better service to it.”

After the meeting ended, mayor Uysal presented a vase-decorated with Istanbul silhouette to Awad Al-Zyoud.

The Sister City protocol was signed between Istanbul and Amman in 1997 and this year is the 20th anniversary of the Sister City relations with the City of Amman.

After the visit held in the Municipality Palace located in Saraçhane, Mayor Mr. Uysal escorted his guests to the front door and thanked them for the visit.

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