Turkish president urges people to take active part in municipal elections
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 27
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the country's population to take an active part in the municipal elections, Trend reports referring to the Turkish media.
According to Erdogan, citizens should actively participate in the elections for the economic growth and the strengthening of the country.
"The municipal elections to be held on March 31 of this year are very important for Turkey and for our people," said Erdogan.
Thirteen political parties will take part in the Turkish municipal elections, which are to be held on March 31. These include the Felicity Party (SP), the Independent Turkey Party (Bağımsız Türkiye Partisi), the Communist Party of Turkey (Türkiye Komünist Partisi), the Patriotic Party (Vatan Partisi), the Great Unity Party (Büyük Birlik Partisi), Free Cause Party (Hür Dava Partisi), Republican People’s Party (Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi), Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi), Democratic Party (Demokrat Parti), Nationalist Movement Party (Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi), Iyi Party (İYİ Parti), Peoples’ Democratic Party (Halkların Demokratik Partisi) and Democratic Left Party (Demokratik Sol Parti).
Municipal elections are held every 5 years in Turkey.