Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka and his associates received the delegation of the City of Istanbul headed by Advisor to Mayor Hüseyin Eren and member of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipal Assembly Kağan Şahin today.

The meeting was also attended by Omer Faruk Alimci, director of the Regional Office of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).


They discussed specific support and exchange of positive experiences between Sarajevo and its sister city Istanbul, especially when it comes to water supply, traffic, air pollution and ways of repairing, rehabilitating and protecting cultural-historic heritage.

“It is always a pleasure to welcome and talk to our friends from Istanbul. City administrations of our two cities have a very fruitful cooperation. This is an opportunity to agree on the future joint initiatives and specific projects that would contribute to the development of new and improve the existing relations” said Skaka.

Mr. Eren expressed his pleasure with the meeting in Sarajevo and said that there is an interest for establishing even stronger connections between Sarajevo and Istanbul.