Istanbul mayor in Turkey meets Jakarta governor

The Mayor of north-western province of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, met Monday the Governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, Fauzi Bowo in Istanbul.

Istanbul mayor in Turkey meets Jakarta governor

The Mayor of north-western province of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, met Monday the Governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, Fauzi Bowo in Istanbul.

Topbas met with Bowo in his office.

Speaking to reporters after meeting Bowo, Kadir Topbas said that Governor Bowo wanted to observe the Traffic Management Center of Istanbul Municipality and found this Center very successful.

Mr. Bowo asked for our assistance in establishing a similar facility in Jakarta, Topbas said.

We will develop our relations with Jakarta, a city that signed a "Sister City" protocol with Istanbul in 1998, further by cooperating with Governor Bowo, Topbas said.

Bowo, in his part, said that the two cities had excellent relations.

Istanbul and Jakarta resemble each other with their size, populations and motor vehicles. We want to make use of Istanbul's experiences in traffic, information and technology. We want to carry our relations further, Bowo also said.


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