The Patriarchal Locum Tenens Bishop Sahak Mashalyan visited Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu on Friday, September 13, 2019. Patriarchal General Secretary Rev. Fr. Tatul Anuşyan, Father Şirvan Mürzyan, Selina Doğan, Chairman of the Bakırköy Church Foundation Mesut Özdemir, Chairman of the Gedikpaşa Church Foundation Harutyun Şanlı were also present in the meeting.
Bishop Mashalyan congratulated the Mayor and wished him success in his difficult position.
Imamoglu, the Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, expressed his pleasure for his visit by wishing success to Bishop Sahak Mashalyan. He also added that he has adopted a service approach based on the principle of equality.
After the meeting passed in a friendly environment, Bishop Mashalyan presented the book “Armenians in Health Service” written by Arsen Yarman to Imamoglu and the visit ended.