site.btaTurkish Ambassador Joins Fireman of the Year Event to Thank for Bulgarian Support in Quake Rescue Efforts
Turkish Ambassador Aylin Sekizkok joined a Fireman of the Year event in Sofia Thursday to express her country's gratitude to the Bulgarian support in the rescue efforts after the devastating quakes on February 6.
Bulgaria sent teams of firefighters, rescue workers, medics, volunteers and humanitarian aid for the quake-hit areas in Turkiye and Syria.
"You, dear friends, were a light in our saddest night. You saved our sons and daughters from the devastation. You have taken a special place in the hearts of Turkish people," said the Turkish diplomat.
At the Fireman of the Year ceremony, President Rumen Radev presented the President's Badge of Honour to the rescue teams of the Fire Service. the Sofia Municipality, the Vrazhdebna air base, the Military Medical Academy, the Bulgarian red Cross and the National Association of Volunteers in Bulgaria, for their participation in the Turkiye quake rescue efforts.