World Bulletin / News Desk
Three Turkish NGOs gave fast breaking dinner in different parts of the world.
Milan, Berlin and Washington were the cities, where both Muslims and non-Muslims gathered in Muslim's holy month Ramadan.
The newly founded Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB) center of Italy, which contains the organisations of various cities across Italy like Como, Imperia, Modena, hosted a fast-breaking dinner for the first time in the northern city of Italy, Milan.
Turkish Consul General in Milan Aylin Sekizkok attended to DITIB's center of Italy's invitation with Religious Affairs Attache Hamid Esmeli, where many Turkish citizens also attended.
Consul General Sekizkok, speaking to the guests, reiterated that the center of DITIB was fulfilling a very curicial need for unity. "According to data of our consulate, 6 thousand and 500 Turkish people are living in Milan, who are settled separately" said Temizkok. "Under these circumstances, it is not possible for us to see all Turkish people to gather who are living in different cities of Italy. The new building of DITIB will fulfill this need" she said.
Attache Esmeli stated that it was the first fast breaking dinner in DITIB's new center of Milan and thanked to all who worked for the project.
After the fast breaking dinner, Turkish community prayed together in Milan mosque that belongs to Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs.
IGMG hosted a fast breaking dinner for refugees in Berlin
Organization of the Islamic Society's (IGMG) branch office in Berlin, hosted a fast breaking meal to refugees who are camping in Kreuzberg borough of Berlin.
IGMG's President Irfan Taskiran and Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain province's Mayor Franz Schulza attended the meal with many refugees.
Taskiran speaking to the guests said that they organised the fast breaking meal together with Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain province, to help refugees who are from various countries. "Only forty of them are Muslims. Since we know that they are living under bad circumstances, we wanted to organize such an event" said Taskiran.
"German autorities could not find solution to refugees' problems for a long time" said Taskiran. "We are ready to do whatever we can," he added.
Many refugees from different parts of world are living in tents for nine months to attract German authorities' attention to harsh living conditions, in Oranien Square, one of the famous squares of Kreuzberg, Berlin.
TAA fast breaking meal in U.S. Congress
The Turkic American Alliance (TAA), one of the roof organizations of Turkic people in USA, gave a fast breaking dinner in U.S Congress.
The fast breaking meaI, which was served in Rayburn, one of the working buildings of the House of Representatives, was attended by Congress members Sheila Jackson Lee, Danny Davis, ex-senator Richard Lugar, advisors of congress members, some MP's from Azerbaijani Parliament and many members of Turkic community.
Ex-senator Lugar said that Ramadan is a holy month with full of spirituality that makes families closer and tighter, speaking to AA reporter. "I am really honoured to participate in such an organization," added Lugar.
The President of TAA Faruk Taban gave a public service award to ex Indiana senator Richard Lugar, who served for Indiana for 36 years from Republican Party.