- mayor's office
The Beşiktaş Acting Mayor Mr. Tahir Doğaç walked with the staff members of the Beşiktaş Municipality and also many citizens on Wednesday, October 3 as part of the World Walking Day.
Organized in cooperation with the Turkish Ministry of Health and the District Directorate of National Education, the event was aimed at raising awareness towards a healthy lifestyle.
The motto of the event was “Ten thousand Steps a Day”. Another objective was to raise awareness against obesity, which has been gradually increasing within the society.
Mr. Doğaç said, "I wish that this event will set an example to our citizens, motivating them to walk more often for their own health. I would also like to thank everybody for joining us on this beautiful day.”