Rector's Message for 18th of March Commemorating Day of Gallipoli Martyrs
We commemorate all our brave martyrs from Gallipoli to 15th of July with mercy and gratitude.
Gallipoli Wars that changed the destiny of Turkish Nation and the course of the history of the world are the strongest expression of our will to exist, consciousness of being a nation and stable patriotism. Gallipoli Victory that has a great significance for our nation will remain as not only an important memory of the past but also one of the most prominent sources of inspiration for the future.
On 102nd anniversary of Gallipoli War, I commemorate all our martyrs from Gallipoli to 15th of July who lost their lives with the hope that living on this territory all together, all women, men, the young, especially Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
Prof. Dr. Metin Doğan
Rector of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University