The glorious history of the heroic Turkish people is full of bright victories. We are ready to achieve all the goals announced for the period up to 2023. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wrote about this in the entry left in the Book of Honorary Guests of the mausoleum of the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
The Turkish leader paid tribute to the memory of the great statesman and his associates on the 98th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic.
Every year on October 29, the Turkish people celebrate the main national holiday – Republic Day. It was on this day in 1923 that Turkey was declared a Republic. This event opened a new era in the history of the Turkish people. With the proclamation of the republic, the slogan “Sovereignty unconditionally and unconditionally belongs to the people” took its place in state administration.
On October 28, Ataturk, together with Ismet Inonu, prepared a bill on amending articles of the Constitution of 1921.
On October 29, 1923, the bill was submitted to the parliamentary faction of the party.
On the same day, the bill was submitted to parliament and, after debate, was adopted unanimously at 20.30 by all 158 participants in the meeting.
After that, presidential elections were held.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who received the votes of all 158 MPs in a secret ballot, was elected the first president of the new Turkish state.
The Grand National Assembly of Turkey on April 19, 1925 approved the decision, declaring October 29 a national holiday.
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