12 July Friday

Mayor Announces July 15 Commemoration Program

Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu announced that on 15 July Democracy and National Unity Day, a memorial service would be held in front of the Sarachane building where those who resisted the coup attempt were martyred and then a Mevlid (praying ceremony) would be performed in the Şehzade mosque for the martyrs. The mayor invited Istanbulites to the July 15 ceremony.

The July 15 commemoration program has been announced by the mayor during the Thursday session of the monthly city council meeting.

The mayor stated that a commemoration ceremony will be held on Monday at Saraçhane City Hall's backyard on the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of July 15 and then prayers will be said and the Holy Qur'an will be read for martyrs in the Şehzade Mosque following the noon prayer.

Mayor Imamoglu, who is going to attend the dinner given by Governor Ali Yerlikaya for the families of the Martyrs on July 14, will also be present at the ceremonies to be joined by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Atatürk Airport and the Martyrs Bridge on July 15.

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