Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and Deputies Donate Their Salaries to Earthquake Victims
AK Party, CHP and IYI Party deputies donated their monthly salaries to earthquake victims. Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Sentop called on the deputies to donate at least one salary to AFAD as aid, and stated that he donated three of his salaries to AFAD.
It was reported that under the leadership of CHP Chairman Kemal Kilicdaroglu, party deputies will send one salary each to the earthquake region to support meeting the needs of earthquake victims. It was reported that the IYI Party deputies donated one salary each to support the needs of earthquake victims.
In his statement, AK Party Group Deputy Chairman Mustafa Elitas said, “We, as the AK Party family, started an aid campaign on Tuesday, February 7 to heal our wounds in the earthquake disaster in Kahramanmaras. Our deputies will contribute with at least one salary. THANKS TO OUR NATION.”
In a statement made by the CHP, “Under the leadership of our Chairman, Mr. Kemal Kilicdaroglu, all our deputies have decided to send their parliamentary salaries this month to support earthquake victims in the disaster area.” expression was used.
Party Spokesperson Kursad Zorlu shared on his social media account, “Our GOOD Party Parliamentary Group and our deputies have decided to donate with their salaries first, to be used for the needs of our citizens affected by the earthquake. Each of our citizens, each of our children is a national responsibility, a national responsibility for us. It’s a duty.” used the phrase.