39th Istanbul Marathon

39th Istanbul Marathon

We have participated in the 39th Istanbul Marathon on the 12th of November as Communication Center For Foreigners (YIMER) 157 and the Directorate General of Migration Management. This year, we have ran for the "Run for Kids!" theme, and we joined the crowd for children all over the world with the slogan "Run For Migrants".

Our Deputy Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Ayaz, Asistant General Manager Gokçe Ok, Departman Chair Aydın Keskin Kadioglu, Harun Basibuyuk, Onder Bakan and the Coordinator of Comminication Center For Foreigners (YIMER) Kadir Akbulut and our colleagues, working in Directorate General of Migration Management, spent a joyful day with the immigrant children.

We have run together with the immigrants living in Turkey to raise awareness of the immigration problem. To our running team, Muyu the cartoon character made for immigrant children, has also accompanied to draw attention to the fact of migration, and emphasize the diversity of immigration and raise awareness in the public.

Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, the minister of Family and Social Policies, accompanied us for a while and her support made us very happy.