16 December Sunday

The July 15 People’s Garden was Opened to the Public in Esenler

A collective opening ceremony of five new facilities in Istanbul was held with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Istanbul Mayor Mevlüt Uysal today.

The July 15 People’s Garden in Esenler, a new concept of urban parks was opened in Istanbul with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Istanbul Mayor Mevlüt Uysal.

Mayor Uysal, “The five new facilities that we have built for Esenler district is very important. In our understanding of service, the primary goal of a measure of success for a social service is to touch the heart of people. Our aim with our services is to raise the quality of life of our people, to increase their welfare and to conquer their hearts.”

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of Turkey; Mevlüt Uysal, the mayor of Istanbul; Mr. Murat Kurum,the Minister of Environment and Urban Planning of Turkey; Ali Yerlikaya, the mayor of Istanbul; Bayram Şenocak, President of AK Party Istanbul Province; Mehmet Tevfik Göksu, the mayor of Esenler District district mayors, executives, many guests and thousands of Istanbulites attended the opening ceremony held at the July 15 People’s Garden in Esenler.

The new city parks, referred to as "millet bahçeleri" (which could be translated as public gardens) by the government, look to create a vast expanse of greenery in the middle of rapidly developing cities.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a speech at the opening ceremony of the July 15 People’s Garden in the Esenler district of Istanbul.

“The More We Protect Istanbul, The More We Contribute to the Future of Our Country”

Underlining the importance of Istanbul, President Erdoğan said: “Istanbul is one of the main reasons behind the animosity harbored towards our country and our people. We are aware of the fact that the more we protect Istanbul, the more we contribute to the future of our country.”

Also touching upon the issue of terrorism, President Erdoğan stated that the fight against terrorism will continue with determination and that terrorists can no longer pose a threat to the Turkish people.

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