Sister City Initiatives

Latest Study Trip to Turkey & Blanket Drive & Sister City Initiative

ATFA has just organized a successful study trip to Turkey with local legislatures for ten days. The trip included visits to historic sites, cultural family dinners, as well as official meetings with Turkish counterparts. The meetings consisted of Governors, Mayors, Business Chambers and local entrepreneurs to discuss bilateral common actions. The study trip participants along with MAFTAA Executive Director Mahmut Yeter, paid a visit to the Syrian

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Signing Ceremony for the Sister City Initiative: Kecioren Municipality – Fairfax County

On the last day of the Turkish delegation’s visit in America ATFA and Fairfax County arranged a signing ceremony to reciprocate the one in Kecioren, Ankara, Turkey. Congressman Gerald Connolly welcomed the delegation and talked with them before the ceremony. The Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County honored the delegation to share their initiative with the people. Chairman explained in detail about the sister city initiative and her great experiences

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Welcome Breakfast at George Mason Inn for Kecioren Delegation

Chairman Sharon Bulova welcomed the Kecioren Delegation including the Mayor, his wife, Deputy Mayor, AKP parliamentarian, parliamentarian’s wife, International Affairs director and two businessmen at George Mason Inn. Many Fairfax dignitaries welcomed the delegation at the breakfast. The hosts included; President of George Mason Angel Cabrera, CEO of Economical Development Authority Dr. Gerald Gordon, International Marketing Director of EDA Jan

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