Many names from the world of politics, business, art and sports in the country participated in the live broadcast, which took place between 20:00 and 23:00 local time in cooperation with BHRT and the aid organization Pomozi.ba in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and answered the calls for help.
Within the scope of the aid campaign organized for the earthquake victims in Syria, more than 80 thousand help calls were received and more than 150 thousand euros were collected.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Radio Television organizes a live broadcast aid campaign for earthquake victims. Many names from the world of politics, business, art and sports are participating in the aid campaign. pic.twitter.com/TI8hOY4fsR
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Denis Becirovic, Bosniak Member of the Presidency Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who participated in the program, reminded that Turkey was the first country to help in the flood disaster in 2014.
Bosnia and Herzegovina showed great interest in the program
The Croatian member of the council, Zeljko Komsic, also stated that many aids were sent from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Turkey in the previous days and said, “As a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, I am proud of the program held tonight.”
Sadik Babür Girgin, Turkey’s Ambassador to Sarajevo, said, “The biggest need at the moment is permanent residences. Construction has started on that subject as well, it is expected to be completed within a year. With the support of our friends, we will overcome what happened.”
While Foreign Minister Elmedin Konakovic, well-known theater and film actors, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian clergy, social media phenomena, media representatives and many company representatives also participated in the program, the live broadcast attracted great interest from across Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The posters of the campaign were reflected on the buildings.
In the live broadcast, names such as Bosnian football player Edin Visca, who plays for Trabzonspor, and Elvir Boliç, former football player of Fenerbahçe, took place.
Meanwhile, campaign posters were projected throughout the night in the BHRT building and the historical Vijecnica Library, where the live broadcast took place.