In the congratulatory message of the Presidency of Religious Affairs, it was reminded that the Turkish nation, who knew how to overcome every challenge with their determination, courage and epic heroism throughout history, declared the Republic on October 29, 1923, with its great struggle to protect its free will, country and sanctity about a century ago. .
The main factor that gave life to the spirit of the National Struggle, which will be written in golden letters in history, is the strong faith and unwavering belief of the nation, in the message, “The Republic of Turkey, whose 98th anniversary we celebrate today, as the clearest sign that our nation will never surrender to captivity and oppression, will forever preserve its existence and unity with this belief. will protect it,” he said.
“Today, our greatest responsibility is to protect all our values, for which we fought for the national struggle and make us who we are, with all our might, as a requirement of loyalty to our faith, our ancestors and our saintly martyrs, and to carry them to the future in the best way possible,” the message said:
“On this occasion, we commemorate Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his comrades in arms, who led our struggle for independence and founded our Republic, with respect and gratitude. We wish God’s mercy upon our heroes of the National Struggle, all our martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the homeland and the holy cause, and our veterans who passed away. We celebrate October 29, Republic Day, and we pray to our Almighty Lord that he will allow us to live together in this beautiful country and live in freedom and brotherhood forever.”