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A New Perspective of Europe from Beşiktaş Municipality!
Having started of a series of foreign visits, the Beşiktaş Mayor Mr. Rıza Akpolat and his delegation paid a visit to the Beşiktaş Municipality’s sister city Erlangen in Germany as part of the initiatives related to Beşiktaş’s new European vision.
The visit to Erlangen featured a series of meetings and talks in Germany. Mayor Akpolat paid his first visit to the city of Erlangen, which has been a sister city of Beşiktaş since 2003.
Having a meeting with the Erlangen Mayor Dr. Florian Janik, Mayor Akpolat said that they agreed upon starting a new cooperation between the two municipalities on topics such as fighting against climate change, getting prepared for natural disasters, supporting women, innovation, technology, employment and education.
Mayor Akpolat also visited the Turkish Consul General in Nürnberg Mr. Serdar Deniz and the Turkish Consul General in Munich Mr. Mehmet Günay with the purpose of exchanging ideas on the possible projects that can be carried out in their area of mission.