- mayor's office
Derviş Eroğlu, the former President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, paid a courtesy visit to the Beşiktaş Mayor Mr. Murat Hazinedar on Monday, November 27th, 2017. Mayor Hazinedar and the Directors of the Beşiktaş Municipality met Mr. Eroğlu and his delegation outside the City Hall with a welcoming ceremony. After a tour in the City Hall, they had a conversation in the office of the Mayor, through which they gave messages of unity and solidarity.
Mr. Derviş Eroğlu reminded that during his former office Mayor Hazinedar had visited him in Cyprus. “Now I have finally had the opportunity to pay a return visit to Mayor Hazinedar 3 years after his visit and I’m glad to be here. Beşiktaş is one of the most select districts in Istanbul. I would also like to thank Mr. Mayor for his close attention to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.” said Eroğlu.
Mayor Hazinedar said “I try to visit Northern Cyprus regularly every year. The last time I was there was on July 20th, 2015 with the company of my delegation. I also had some talks with Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, the current President of the TRNC during my trip. I wasn’t able to go there in 2016 but my heart is always with the fellow people of the TRNC”.
Later on, they saw the ‘Sumi-e and Calligraphy’ exhibition in the Exhibition Area in our City Hall. Mayor Hazinedar personally escorted Mr. Eroğlu and his delegation to the gates and thanked him for his kind and friendly visit.