Speaker Şentop has announced the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Assembly and 23 April National Sovereignty and Children's Day program.
Şentop stated that they will perform the programs they did earlier on April 23 and said that the program will start at Atatürk Monument in the Parliament in the morning. Şentop said that they would perform their programs in Anıtkabir and then in the first Assembly building opened in 1920.
Şentop stated that the General Assembly of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey will convene at 14.00 hours with a special agenda due to the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Assembly and the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day.
Şentop, who stated that the session will be held with the speech of the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, speeches on behalf of the party groups and the speeches made by the deputies, as before and said that “due to the precautions taken, it will be a program that we will pay attention as applied in the law negotiations before, in terms of both sitting and respecting the social distance and respecting the protective measures including the mask. I also talked with the representatives of political party groups, it will be a program with a small group of our friends will participate to provide control. "
In this respect, Şentop said that the program will be held like those in the past years on April 23 but he would not only accept congratulations . Sentop said, "We will carry out the programs other than this due to the measures taken for the epidemic with less participation and in a controlled manner."
Şentop reminded that they were planning a broadly attended reception with live connections from all provinces on the evening of April 23 in the gardens of the Parliament but had to cancel underlined that:
“Instead of that we had made a proposal that the whole of Turkey will act together, at the same time and with the same excitement. I see that this proposal is attracted the attention and I follow it. We had proposed that whole of Turkey read the national anthem together at 21.00 hours on April 23 from their balconies. I repeat this, I invite all our citizens to read the National Anthem from their homes at 21:00 on the evening of April 23. Likewise, televisions will enter their broadcasts by broadcasting the National Anthem at the same time. I will join this from our Assembly garden. "