The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) held an Iftar for the Bosnia and Herzegovina teams that participated in the search and rescue efforts in the earthquake that struck the city of Kahramanmaraş on February 6.
TIKA Vice President Mahmud Cevik and representatives of Turkish institutions in the country attended the Iftar banquet hosted by TIKA at a hotel in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Cevik said in his speech here that nearly 15 million people were affected by the earthquakes and about 50,500 citizens lost their lives.
Shafiq confirmed that they are working quickly to restore life to normal in the earthquake areas, and said that in moments of this pain, the wounds healed with support from outside and from within.
Noting that Bosnians have a special place in the hearts of people in Turkey, Cevik thanked the search and rescue teams in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Referring to the continuation of TIKA’s search and rescue teams’ training, Ševik presented the teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina with a Certificate of Appreciation.
The Mufti of Sarajevo, Nadzad Grabus, attended the iftar and prayed for those who lost their lives in the earthquake.
A video clip consisting of images from the earthquake zone in Turkey was also shown in the iftar programme.
234 people from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina took part in search and rescue efforts in the earthquakes that occurred in Turkey on February 6.
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