On 17-20 June 2019, TURKPA delegation participated in the Forum on Turkic World Engineering, Architecture and Urbanism held in Sakarya and co-organized by the Union of Architects and Engineers of the Turkic World (UAETW), Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality and Sakarya University.
Mr. Mücahit Demirtaş, Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey and Chairman of UAETW, Mr. Ekrem Yüce, Head of Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality, Prof. Dr. Fatih Savaşan, Rector of Sakarya University, Mr. Taalaibek Saribashev, Mayor of Osh, as well as representatives of international organizations, universities, academicians took part in the event.
Opening ceremony was followed by panel sessions titled “Development of Common Urban Culture in Turkic World” and “Joint Engineering and Architecture Education in Turkic World”. In his speech, Deputy Secretary General Mr. Ali Yıldız informed on the activities of TURKPA and pointed out the possible areas of cooperation.
Cooperation of TURKPA with UAETW develops in the framework of a Memorandum of Cooperation signed in Baku in 2015.