TRNC’s 39th anniversary to be celebrated with ceremonies
The 39 anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be celebrated with a variety of events.
As part of the events being held to celebrate the day “A Republic Day Cortege” took place this morning in the capital Lefkoşa. The walk began in front of the Ministry of National Education and ended at the Presidency.
At noon President Ersin Tatar delivered a speech on pointing to the significance of the sacrifices made by the martyrs, the struggle waged by the Turkish Cypriot people and praised motherland Türkiye for its support to the Turkish Cypriot people and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Meanwhile two separate ceremonies will be realised in the afternoon. The first will take place at the mausoleum of the late Turkish Cypriot leader Dr. Fazıl Küçük and the second ceremony will be realized at the Rauf Raif Denktaş Mausoleum.
On Tuesday the 15 of November President Ersin Tatar will be receiving well wishers at the Presidential Palace as of 9am. At 9.30 the first ceremony in the capital Lefkoşa will be realized in front of the Lefkoşa Martyrs’ Monument.
The main parade at the Dr Fazıl Küçük Boulevard will begin at 10am. Following the exchange of messages, flags from Lefke and Erenköy will be presented to President Ersin Tatar. The ceremony, which will continue with the speeches of President Ersin Tatar and a Representative of the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye, the ceremony here will continue with folk dance performances.
After the Janissary band performance from the National Defence Ministry the official parade will begin. Meanwhile the Solo Türk single aerobatics team will be performing in front of the Girne Atatürk Monument. The Janissary Band from the Turkish Ministry of National Defence will also give a concert in the region.
As part of the 39 anniversary celebrations, Turkish Naval Forces Command combat elements TCG Gediz, TCG İmbat and TCG Çanakkale will make a port visit in the TRNC, and the ships will be opened to the public.