The “Green Winter Tourism Cooperation Project” carried out by the Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of the European Union (EU) City Twinning Program had a wide impact at the international summit.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs in coordination with the Presidency of the European Union, Turkey Union of Municipalities, Counties Association of Environment and Urbanization Ministry of Local Government has began to implement in cooperation with the General Directorate and 23 serving local management project money grant "Turkey and the European Union Between City Twinning Project" s' International Summit 'was held online in an interactive environment due to the pandemic.
Within the scope of the program, 23 local government projects set up stands on a digital platform. Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality took part in this important fair with the "Environment Friendly Winter Tourism Cooperation Project" prepared within the scope of the "City Twinning Program". Mehmet Sekmen, Mayor of Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality, in his assessment on the subject, said, “International City Twinning Summit organized with the theme of 'Sustainable City Twinning' in order to bring together local government organizations from our country and European Union member countries and to develop local cooperation with Bansko We participated with the 'Green Winter Tourism Cooperation Project' we conducted together.
Our Metropolitan Municipality also set up a digital stand at the fair held online ”. Mayor Sekmen stated that the city twinning program, which enables the sharing of knowledge and experience and establishes permanent bridges, was also closely discussed at the summit. Meanwhile it has done in an interactive environment, and the two-day summit program mayors from Turkey and the European Union, senior officials and academics took part in the panel held by institutions which have a say in the mapping area cities in Europe.