17 November Tuesday

Visiting from Barcelona to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Association of Barcelona 100th Year Council which was founded by Ex members of city council of Sister city of Istanbul, Barcelona visited 2nd Deputy Mayor Göksel Gümüşdağ.

To develop relations between Barcelona and Istanbul, Association of Barcelona 100th Year Council which was founded by Ex members of city council of Sister city of Istanbul, Barcelona visited 2nd Deputy Mayor Göksel Gümüşdağ on 13th November 2009. Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Head of Culture and Social Affairs Department Numan Güzey also hosted Barcelona Municipality Head of Corporate Affairs Kati Carreras.  

In context of visits organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Foreign Affairs Directorate, 2nd Deputy Mayor Göksel Gümüşdağ and members of Association of Barcelona 100th Year Council came together in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Meeting Hall of Secretary General Office. In the meeting, Göksel Gümüşdağ declared to be positive relations between two countries, said that developing of relations between two countries are wished. Göksel Gümüşdağ who gave information to committee, gave detailed information about structure and working of Council of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Mentioning to their workings of city consolidation in both level of governments and level of local governments, Vice Chairman of Council Carme Servitije who spoke on behalf of Committee, emphasized that European 2010 Culture Capital Istanbul is a very important city.  Also Carme Mauri said that “ We are pleased with hosting First Deputy Mayor Ahmet Selamet in the context of  the biggest festival of Barcelona “La Merce”.”

The meeting finished with greetings and gifts

Separately from Committee, Barcelona Municipality, Head of Corporate Affairs Kati Carreras came together with IMM Head of Cultural and Social Affairs Numan Güzey to discuss the NAUMON Project that Carreras prepared for the 2010 Shanghai Expo NAUMON. In the meeting, Kati Carreas declared that inside of a ship named NAUMON will be converted to exhibition by Barcelona and this ship will go China for the 2010 Shanghai Expo NAUMON. Kati Carreas who declared that visiting of this ship to countries where have good relations with Barcelona during this trip, said that she wants to take opinions of Numan Güzey about subject.  IMM Head of Cultural and Social Affairs Numan Güzey said that he looked on the project with favour, when it is applied, technical subjects can be discussed.

 

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