Girne Municipality and United Cities and Local Governments of the Middle East and West Asia Regional Organization are starting the task of forming a Tourism Committee.
In order to strengthen the relations with the local authorities in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the United Cities and Local Governments of the Middle East and West Asia Regional Organization (UCLG-MEWA) Secretary General Mehmet Duman and the Director of Private Office Tolga Öztürk visited Girne Municipality and met with Girne Mayor, Nidai Güngördü, and Çatalköy Mayor, Mehmet Hulusioğlu.
Mehmet Duman, UCLG-MEWA Secretary General, stated in his speech that Girne is a very important centre for tourism, and that a study carried out to enable the Girne Municipality to take over the UCLG-MEWA tourism committee will provide a great gain to the TRNC. Mehmet Duman informed the Mayor of Girne Nidai Güngördü and Çatalköy Mayor Mehmet Hulusioğlu about the planned work and the projects to be realised.
Girne Mayor Nidai Güngörtı expressed their enthusiasm for this project, and said that the work of the Municipality of Girne to head the tourism committee will start as soon as possible.
Çatalköy Mayor Mehmet Hulusioğlu stated that the world is progressing very rapidly and in the Municipality and that they are fighting for amendment of the laws.
During the visit, the Mayor of Kyrenia, Nidai Güngördü, and Çatalköy Mayor Mehmet Hulusioğlu signed the Commitment of the Gender Equality Committee to Localize Sustainable Development 5 goal target of UCLG-MEWA.