Turkey’s Republican People’s Party Announces Dates for its Convention
38th Ordinary Congress Dates Announced
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) in Turkey has made an official announcement regarding the dates for its upcoming convention. The decision was made during a meeting of the party council under the leadership of chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Following the recommendation of the party’s Central Executive Board (MYK), the 38th ordinary congress has been scheduled for November 4-5.
Bylaw Congress Dates
Along with the ordinary congress, the CHP council also decided on the dates for the party’s bylaw congress. A unanimous decision was reached to hold the bylaw congress on November 25-26. This congress is expected to focus on the party’s bylaws and any revisions or amendments that may be necessary.
Agenda Items for The Meeting
The official agenda for the meeting of the party council was multifaceted. Key items included the chairman’s presentation, evaluations of political developments, approval of annual accounts of provincial and district representatives, and finalization of the date for the congress where the party’s chairman will be elected. The meeting was also expected to discuss issues such as the picture at the provincial congresses and allegations that the headquarters were interfering in the congresses.
Progress on Provincial Congresses
Meanwhile, provincial congresses are ongoing within the CHP. As of now, the congress process has been completed in 33 provinces. During the congress held in Ankara over the weekend, Ümit Erkol was elected as the provincial chairman. In Istanbul, which has 196 delegates, the provincial congress is set to be held on October 8. Bahçelievler District Chairman Özgür Çelik and Cemal Canpolat have announced their candidacies for the Istanbul provincial congress. The process of provincial congresses will continue until October 15.
In summary, the major takeaway from the decisions made by The Republican People’s Party (CHP) council is the scheduling of its 38th ordinary congress for November 4-5 and the bylaw congress for November 25-26. Provincial congresses are ongoing and will continue until October 15. As the party prepares for these important events, it remains to be seen what impact the decisions made during these congresses will have on the party’s future directions and strategies in the Turkish political landscape.
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