Türkiye went to the polls on May 14 and May 28 and made its decision for the presidential election. In the runoff, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the candidate of the People's Alliance, and Kemal Kılıcdaroglu, the candidate of the National Alliance, faced off against each other.
Erdogan, who won the election with nearly 20 million votes, received the oath of office from the interim Parliament Speaker Devlet Bahceli, and was sworn in at the Parliament.
President Erdogan arrived at the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye (TBMM) for the swearing-in ceremony. Erdogan was welcomed with an official ceremony.
A large group of people greeted Erdogan, who arrived at the Parliament to attend the swearing-in ceremony, with an intense show of love. Roses were thrown on his official vehicle.
According to Anadolu, President Erdogan will be sworn in at the Turkish Grand National Assembly in the coming minutes and will take office. After the ceremony, Erdogan will visit Anıtkabir and then attend the 'Inauguration Ceremony' at the Presidential Complex.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, TRNC President Ersin Tatar, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will be among the leaders who will watch Erdogan's swearing-in ceremony.
Upon arrival at Gate A of the Presidential Complex, Erdogan's motorcade will be joined by a cavalry unit. A 101-gun salute will be fired during Erdogan's entry into the Complex with the cavalry unit. In addition, 101-gun salutes will be fired at the army headquarters of the Air, Land and Naval Forces Commands.
The Presidential Symphony Orchestra, the Presidential State Classical Turkish Music Choir, the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) Harmonic Harmonica, the TAF Mehteran Team and the TAF Historical Unit will also be present at the ceremony in their local costumes.
The 21 heads of state who will attend the ceremony are as follows:
President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, President Rumen Radev of Bulgaria, President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, President Yakov Milatovic of Montenegro, President Kassym Jömert Tokayev of Kazakhstan, President Sadyr Caparov of the Kyrgyz Republic, President Denis Sassou N'Guesso of Congo, President of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani, President of TRNC Ersin Tatar, President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, President of Uzbekistan Şevket Mirziyoyev, President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, President of Senegal Macky Sall, President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mahmud, President of Togo Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, President of Bangladesh Mohamed Shahabuddin Chuppu, President of Guinea Mamady Doumbouya.
The inauguration ceremony will be attended by the prime ministers of 13 countries, including Pakistan Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dibeybe.
Representatives of 8 international organizations, including Secretary General of the Organization of Turkic States Kubanchbek Ömüraliyev, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hussein Ibrahim Taha will also attend the ceremony.
The ceremony will be attended by the Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Viktorovich Volodin, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China Ding Zhongli, and 12 countries will be represented at the level of the Speaker of the Parliament.
Former German President Christian Wulff, former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, former TRNC President Derviş Eroğlu, former Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidential Council member Bakir İzzetbegovic, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, former Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidential Council member Bakir İzzetbegovic and President of the Serb Entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik will also attend the ceremony.
President Erdogan will host a dinner in honor of the foreign guests at Çankaya Mansion at 07:00 PM.
Erdogan, who said goodbye to the former members of the cabinet in a meeting the previous day, is expected to announce the members of the new cabinet, which Türkiye is eagerly awaiting, around 10:00 PM on the evening of the swearing-in ceremony.
Source: Anadolu Agency