President Ersin Tatar has marked the centennial anniversary of the Istiklal Marsi, or March of Independence, which is the Turkish National Anthem written by Mehmet Akif Ersoy.
President Ersin Tatar issued a message commemorating the annually held Miraç Kandili (Lailat al Miraj).
President Ersin Tatar has said that the Guarantee of Turkey and the presence of the Turkish army in Cyprus cannot be abandoned.
The President made the written statement marking the 57th anniversary of Baf Resistance, where he paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives and became martyrs in defending the Turkish quarter of the city in the face of Greek Cypriot attacks between March 7 to 9.
President Ersin Tatar has made a statement in relation to the five-plus-UN informal meeting:
Whilst celebrating most sincerely the 10 January Working Journalists' Day of our press members who are an indispensable force of democracy and freedom of thought, I would also like to wish our press members every success for their efforts that are aimed at keeping the public enlightened and informed -- even under the most difficult circumstances -- whilst adhering to the principles of correct reporting, impartiality and journalistic ethics.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international day observed annually by the United Nations as from 1992, which aims to promote understanding of the issues and difficulties people with disabilities face as well as promoting their rights in the society.