Hosted by Bosnia and Herzegovina Radio and Television (BHRT), the live broadcast aid campaign was organized for those affected by the Kahramanmaraş earthquake that occurred on February 6. More than 150,000 euros were raised in the night of aid.
Many names from the world of politics, business, arts and sports in the country participated in the live broadcast, which was held between 20:00 and 23:00 local time in cooperation with BHRT and the Pomozi.ba relief organization in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and answered calls for help.
Within the framework of the aid campaign organized for earthquake victims in Syria, more than 80,000 help calls were received and more than 150,000 euros were collected.
Denis Besirovic, a member of the Bosnian Presidency Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who participated in the program, stated that Turkey was the first country to help in the flood disaster in 2014.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has shown great interest in the programme
The Croatian member of the council, Željko Komcic, also stated that many aids had been sent from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Turkey in the previous days, and said, “As a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, I am proud of the program that took place tonight.”
Sadik Babur Ceren, Turkey’s ambassador to Sarajevo, said, “The biggest need at the moment is permanent housing. Construction has started on this topic as well, and it is expected to be completed within one year. With the support of our friends, we will overcome what happened.”
While Foreign Minister Elmedin Konakovich, famous theater and film actors, Bosnian, Croatian and Serb clerics, social media phenomena, media representatives and many company representatives attended the program, the live broadcast attracted great interest from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Campaign posters are reflected on the buildings.
In the live broadcast, names such as Bosnian footballer Edin Vesca, who plays for Trabzonspor, and Elvir Bolic, former footballer of Fenerbahçe, appeared.
Meanwhile, campaign posters were shown throughout the night at the BHRT building and the historic Vijecnica Library, where the live broadcast took place.
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