Thinking Platform (Düşünce Platformu) held its first public meeting concerning the patriarchal election on December 13.
Family grave of Balyans, the architects of the symbolic buildings of Istanbul, is being renovated. As part of the restoration, a monument for Balyan family will be built.
Following the general election, the 13-year long AKP rule is now expected to be replaced by a coalition government. A mountain of problems awaits the new parliament. The acute problems of non-Muslim communities will also feature on the agenda of the new parliament.