I regret to have learned that you tested positive for the new type of Coronavirus (COVID-19). On behalf of United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) members and staff in my capacity as the Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA, I wish you a fast recovery.
I would like to express our solidarity with you, your family and the people of Tabriz in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been affecting the whole world. Mayors, representing the closest levels of government to the people, are on the frontline in the fight against the pandemic as usual, and your efforts to contain this pandemic deserve much appreciation.
Hence, once again I wish you a quick recovery and I hope you will continue to serve your constituency in these difficult times, our thoughts are with you.
Mehmat DUMAN, Secretary General of UCLG-MEWA