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Great honour to Mayor Osman Zolan

Winning the appreciation of the Turkish world with the Azerbaycan - Karabağ Park and Hocalı Holocaust Monument made in Denizli, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Osman Zolan has received from İLESAM the ''Turkish World Honor Medal". So far, 13 people in the world and one from Turkey have received this medal, Mayor Osman Zolan being the 15th person who took this medal.
17.12.2017

Denizli International 3rd Yaren Poets Festival, which was held for the 3rd time this year by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality, ended with the final night. Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan, Chief Public Prosecutor Ergul Yilmaz, City Council President Ali Değirmenci, Deputy Secretary-General Mustafa Gökoğlan and many guests attended the evening held in Pamukkale University (PAÜ) Congress and Culture Center. The night was marked by the Turkey Works Owners Association of the Scientific and Literature (İLESAM) who gave to Denizli Mayor Osman Zolan the ''Turkish World Honor Medal". So far, 13 people in the world and Prof. Dr Tuncer Gülensoy from Turkey have received this medal, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan took this award for the Azerbaycan - Karabağ Park and the Hocalı Holocaust Monument made in Denizli.


Mayor Osman Zolan: "Do not forget the Holocaust genocide"


Receiving the medal from the ILESAM General Chairman Mehmet Nuri Parmaksiz, Mayor Zolan said in his speech here that he is very touched to take the Turkish World Honor Medal. Mayor Osman Zolan said: "It is our duty to do such things. We have done such a work in order not to forget our persecution, to be together in the Turkish world and to be able to support our brothers and sisters at the same time. " Telling that babies and children died in the Holocaust, Mayor Zolan said: "Our brothers there were completely surrounded and hungry. But there was no sound in the world. The massacre took place and unfortunately even the funerals were around. It was a crime against humanity, it was brutal. We want this massacre not to be forgotten, "he said.


"It is a great honor to take this medal"


Mayor Zolan continued his speech as follows: "We will be one, we will be strong, we will be alive, where a brother lives, where a Muslim life, where there is an oppression, where is a persecution, and we have to cry out to the world together. I hope that you will be able to come to a stronger sanction at this point of unity and solidarity. Thank you so much for your kindness. This is a very important medal. It is a great honour to take it. "


Mayor Osman Zolan is the 15th person in the world who take this medal


Stating that the whole world was blind to the Hocalı Genocide, General Chairman of ILESAM, said: ''But Denizli Metropolitan Municipality is not blind. You have to answer to the whole world by building the monument. İLESAM gives you the Medal of the Turkish World Honor. We gave this medal to 15 people in the world and from Turkey, so far. Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan is the 15th person who took this award for the Azerbaycan - Karabağ Park and the Hocalı Holocaust Monument made in Denizli.


Poetry for 2 days in Denizli


18 poets read poems in the final of the Denizli International 3rd Yaren Poets Festival which satisfied Denizli with poetry for two days. The guest artist Zekai Tunca's poetry and music concert were highly appreciated. In the program organized under the feast, Hayati İnanç and Mehmet Nuri Parmaksız participated as guests in the conference named "Hayata Şiirden Bakmak".