ANKARA, 31 August (BelTA - Anadolu Agensy). - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and first lady Emine Erdogan hosted a celebration in the capital Ankara of the 100th anniversary of Türkiye's Victory Day.
Taking place at the presidential complex, the event was honored with a wide array of guests including Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop and Vice President Fuat Oktay as well as members of the Presidential Cabinet, members of the judiciary, deputies, relatives of the heroes of the National Struggle, personnel working at state institutions responsible for security services and members of the press.
The program started with a moment of silence followed by the National Anthem and a recitation from the Holy Quran.
After President Erdogan's address and a live connection with military units abroad, a short film prepared for the 100th anniversary of Victory Day was screened.
Later, the Presidential Symphony Orchestra, artists of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and others appealed to guests with a concert consisting of various songs and anthems.