Governor of Gagauzia Evghenia Gutul made a working visit to the Republic of Turkey

During October 19-20, 2023, Governor (Bashkan) of Gagauzia Evgenia Gutul made a working visit to Turkey, during which she participated and addressed the meeting of the Administrative Council of the Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB).

The Union of Turkish World Municipalities is an effective platform for cultural exchange between fraternal peoples of the entire Turkic world and the implementation of joint socio-economic, infrastructural and humanitarian projects.

“Next year we are ready to hold a meeting of the TDBB Administrative Council in Gagauzia - it would be a milestone event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the ATU Gagauzia foundation,” the Governor (Bashkan) said.

As a part of the visit, Evgenia Gutul had a meeting with Mr. Uğur İbrahim Altay, President of the Union of Turkish World Municipalities, and Mr. Fahri Solak, Secretary General. During the meeting, the parties discussed projects implemented within the framework of cooperation between municipalities and with the personal support of the President of Turkey, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Over the past 10 years, the Republic of Turkey has invested more than 1 billion MDL in Gagauzia.

During the conversation, the interlocutors agreed to intensify cooperation within the framework of the Union of Turkish World Municipalities and noted the need for closer cooperation of the ATU Gagauzia with cities from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and other Turkic countries.