National Day Of Turkey Marked

Turkish Republic Day, the national day of Turkey, was marked by a celebration in Belgrade that was organised by Turkish Ambassador H.E. Tanju Bilgiç.

Turkey celebrates this holiday in remembrance of 29th October 1923, when then Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk formally proclaimed the country a republic.

The reception was attended, among others, by Serbian government ministers Ivica Dačić, Rasim Ljajić, Aleksandar Antić, Goran Trivan and Nebojša Stefanović, as well as representatives of the Serbian Army, the diplomatic corps, the Turkish community in Serbia, business partners, religious community leaders and personalities from the media, public and cultural life of Serbia.