"Konya Trips" with the High Speed Train (YHT) started by Polatlı Municipality in cooperation with DDY and Selçuklu Municipality on April 24, was extended until July 20, 2012.
Seljuk Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay and Polatlı Mayor Yakup Çelik met with the participants in the Seljuk Municipality Assembly Building.
Polatlı Mayor Yakup Çelik, in his speech, said that the trips that started on April 24 and are scheduled to end on June 24, are extended until July 20, upon popular demand.
Mayor Yakup Çelik, said:
“As Polatlı Municipality, our aim is for you, our esteemed fellow citizens, to visit and see Konya, and to make a share for yourself from this trip. We think that these trips made important contributions to Polatlı in terms of urban planning. Those who travel a lot learn a lot ...
We extend our trips started on April 24 until July 20. Beginning of 20 July Ramadan. I want our citizens of Polatli to participate in these trips… Konya is one of our very important civilization centers. Our history. It is a place very close to Polatlı. There are those who come from various parts of the world and visit Konya. I wish these studies to be an example to other municipalities. I wish you all good trips. ”
Seljuk Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay stated that Konya was the capital of the Seljuk State and was the longest capital city after Istanbul. Hz. There is Mevlana. We are trying to serve you in a manner befitting the Prophet Mevlana. I hope you leave our city with good memories and you will become an honorary citizen of Konya ”.
Stating that approximately 5 thousand people from Polatlı visited their cities with these tours, Atalay thanked Polatlı Mayor Çelik, who said that he made important contributions in the initiation of the project.
Altay also said that within the scope of Selçuklu Municipality's "I Know My City Project", they introduced their own city to 10 thousand Konya residents.
Seljuk Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay gave Konya Tile a gift to Polatlı Mayor Yakup Çelik in memory of the day.