Former Turkish PM Davutoğlu held contacts in Xanthi

Western Thrace
Thu, 21 Jul 2022 16:41 GMT
Former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Türkiye, Chairman of the Future Party Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu made a series of contacts in Xanthi. Ahmet Davutoğlu and his accompanying delegation, who came to Western Thrace to pay a condolence visit after...
Former Turkish PM Davutoğlu held contacts in Xanthi

Former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Türkiye, Chairman of the Future Party Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu made a series of contacts in Xanthi.

Ahmet Davutoğlu and his accompanying delegation, who came to Western Thrace to pay a condolence visit after the death of the Mufti of Xanthi Ahmet Mete, visited region of  Xanthi on Thursday, July 21.

Davutoğlu, who started his visit to Western Thrace from Xanthi, first visited the tomb of the late Mufti Mete. After that Davutoğlu paid a condolence visit to the Mete family and later went to the Xanthi Mufti.

Davutoğlu was accompanied by the former Consul General of Komotini and one of the founders of his party, Retired Ambassador Ümit Yardim.

Ahmet Davutoğlu was welcomed by Deputy Mufti of Xanthi, Ahmet Hraloğlu at the Xanthi Mufti Office. During the meeting held at the Mufti, he was informed about the work of the Xanthi Mufti.

Davutoğlu and the accompanying delegation went to Xanthi Turkish Union after the noon prayer in Mescid-i Atik in the central of the city.

Davutoğlu visited shops, greeted the shopkeepers of Xanthi before his visit to the Xanthi Turkish Union. His wife Sare Davutoğlu did shopping.

XANTHI TURKISH UNION

Davutoğlu and the accompanying delegation were welcomed by the Chairman of ITB Ozan Ahmetoğlu and the Members of the Board of Directors at the entrance of the Xanthi Turkish Union.

Expressing that the sign, which has not been in place for years at the entrance of the Xanthi Turkish Union, will definitely be hung in its place one day, Davutoğlu took a souvenir photo with the members of the Board of Directors at the entrance.

Davutoğlu delegetion then went to the Xanthi Turkish Union hall. Here, firstly, Xanthi Turkish Union President Ozan Ahmetoğlu took the floor and gave a speech by summarizing the struggle of the Xanthi Turkish Union and the latest developments.

Stating that Xanthi Turkish Union is one of the symbolic institutions of Western Thrace Turks, Ahmetoğlu underlined that this struggle will continue with determination.

Addressing the compatriots in Xanthi Turkish Union, Ahmet Davutoğlu stated that the State of the Republic of Türkiye has always protected the Western Turks and stated that the Turks of Western Thrace are always in Türkiye’s agenda.

Expressing that 84 million of Türkiye's homeland share the same feelings and excitement when Western Thrace is mentioned, Davutoğlu stated that Western Thrace Turks should act as a bridge between the two countries all times, regardless of Türkiye-Greece relations.

Davutoğlu and the accompanying delegation, who had the opportunity to speak with the compatriots in Xanthi Turkish Union, later visited Miki (Mustafçova) Municipality and Echinos (Şahin) village.

After the Xanthi contacts, the delegation moved to Komotini.

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