UCLG-MEWA continues to review its work with the Presidency Council. In this context; Vahap Seçer, who was elected as the Mayor of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, the cochairman of UCLG-MEWA, and Mayor of Yenişehir (Mersin) Abdullah Özyiğit visited UCLG-MEWA on June 14th.
Mr. Seçer, who is elected Mayor of Mersin after the General Local Elections on 31 March 2019 in Turkey, also took over the mission of 2016-2019 term co-chair of UCLG-MEWA. Within the scope of the visit, President Seçer who met the employees of General Secretariat, got information about structure and process of the organizational. In this context, Salim Korkmaz, UCLGMEWA General Coordination, made a presentation introducing the institution. President Seçer was informed about the UCLG-MEWA Congress in Amman, Jordan between the dates of 9-10 July 2019. Otherwise, be indicated to be an important achievement to the active participation of Mersin Municipality of UCLG-MEWA family. President Seçer, who indicated to be a small version of Mersin of Turkey, which is currently one of the cities facing immigration and in this sence,stated to be important policies that will be developed in cooperation with organization. In addition to this, President Seçer also stated that they want to work with UCLG-MEWA in the new period.