On the morning of Monday, October 29, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited the Istanbul Prefecture accompanied by Protosyncellus Andreou. With other religious leaders, he extended his greetings to Prefect Vasip Şahin on the occasion of the feast of the Turkish Republic.
On the afternoon of the same day, invited by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Patriarch and Archimandrite Joachim visited the new airport of the city and attended its inauguration. Then, they took part in the reception given for the national feast day.
Source in Greek (with picture)