Southeastern Anatolia Consultation Meeting Held in Diyarbakır 31 May 2018
Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu met with the AFAD regional directors of Southeastern Anatolia region at a consultation meeting held in Diyarbakır.
The meeting organized to evaluate the recent and upcoming projects in the region began with an Iftar dinner participated by AFAD regional directors and staff.
The consultation meeting will continue with the Southeastern Anatolia Regional Iftar Dinner that will be held together today in Erzurum.
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