A commemoration program was held at the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) on the occasion of 15 July Democracy and National Unity Day. In the event, a video prepared within the scope of the “Turkey is Impenetrable” theme was screened and the events that took place on 15 July, 2016 were commemorated with speeches. Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir, the President of Defence Industries, Prof. Dr. Necdet Ünüvar, The Rector of Ankara University, Ediz Sürücü, Deputy Governor of Ankara, And SSB staff Attended to the program.
Prof. Dr. Demir expressed the following in the speech he made in the program: “In today’s Turkey, we must work hard now and reach Turkey’s ‘Global Power Turkey’ goals so that we can look to the future with more hope. We must equip Turkey, which has become one of the world’s leading economies in the field of defence industry, with our projects, investments, and national and domestic systems that are constantly developing. In the defence industry, we must work harder today for our goal of ‘Fully Independent Turkey’. We will continue on our way relentlessly and resolutely in this struggle we are in against internal and external conflicts.”
Prof. Dr. Necdet Ünüvar, The Rector of Ankara University, on the other hand, shared various anecdotes and memories about what happened five years ago, with excerpts from his book titled “That Night at the Ghazi Assembly”, which has been translated into nine languages.