Celebration Message of Rector Prof. Dr. Ali Akdoğan for "April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day"
We are in an indication of the will of the nation and is represented altogether Turkey's pride and joy to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Great Assembly that sovereignty is only belong to the nation.
Grand National Assembly of Turkey, opened on April 23, 1920 as one of the most important steps that even in the most difficult times of our nation from the path determination and independence wonder at, is the seal of our national unity and solidarity. Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk said that Domination is the condition of the nation. While laying the foundations of no power other than national will, he also eternalized the value he gave to this special day by giving gifts to our future children. One of our most important duties is to raise our country to the future with more confident steps by raising productive and qualified generations who love their homeland, nation and freedom, are committed to their national and spiritual values.
These feelings and founder of thoughts with particularly Turkey Grand National Assembly of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, including the struggle for independence of all the heroes of mercy and gratefully yadda goes on, our future will embrace with love our children who are the guarantee and 23 April National Sovereignty and I congratulate my most sincere feelings of Children's Day.