Rafting on Büyükçay Creek, which runs through the center of Yüksekova district in Hakkari and was once haunted by bad smells and garbage, was the scene of colorful scenes.
A rafting event was organized by the Yüksekova District Youth and Sports Directorate on the occasion of the commemoration of May 19 of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on the Büyükçay stream.
The rafting event, which took place on the Büyükçay stream, which once had a bad smell and acquired a whole new look due to the state-led transformation and transformation works, was followed with great interest. by the citizens.
The rafting activity, which started next to Atatürk Secondary School in Yeşildere District, ended next to 1. Yıl Secondary School, which is about 50 kilometers away.
Hakkari Governor İdris Akbıyık, who kicked off the rafting event, said, “I would like to thank the Presidency of the Turkish Rafting Federation for the event organized in Hakkari and Yüksekova. On the occasion of May 19, Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, we made our people experience the emotion of rafting. He no longer wears the old image. There is peace, happiness, health, sport and education here. As in all provinces, it is now also available in Yüksekova. As a developing and growing city, Yüksekova will henceforth be known only for its services. On behalf of Hakkari and Yüksekova, I would like to thank everyone, especially our president, for their greatest contribution and support.
Hakkari Governor İdris Akbıyık, Yüksekova District Governor Ömer Çimşit, District Police Chief Murat Güneş, Turkish Rafting Federation President Fikret Assist, Hakkari Provincial Youth and Sports Director Emin Yıldırım , Youth and Sports Director of Yüksekova Sami Keskin, NGO representatives, leaders, students, athletes and many citizens were present.