close
Advertisement
Can't connect right now! retry

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

Turkish embassy celebrates republic’s 97th anniversary

National

October 30, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Turkish embassy in Islamabad celebrated 97th anniversary of the republic here on Thursday in dignified manner, as limited celebrations were led by Turkish Ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul. National anthem of Turkey was played, and Turkish flag was hoisted with salute. The ambassador recalled President Recep Tayyip Erdogan message on the occasion and quoted that "I hail the October 29 republic day of all our citizens, living both at home and abroad."

The president went on to commemorate Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, as well as "the heroes in our fight for independence," all the martyrs, and veterans that fought for the Republic of Turkey. "Our country will continue acting on its own vision and agenda regardless of what others say or do," Erdogan said.