The Turkish parliament speaker received children around the world on Monday.
Turkey's Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan had a meeting with children from 59 countries in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Children are actually visiting Turkey for the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day.
"I hope that the friendship you will establish here will help build the future of the world on friendship, love and peace," Toptan said during the meeting.
The 89th National Sovereignty and Children's Day will be celebrated throughout Turkey on April 23.
Children will return to their countries on April 24-26.
April 23 is the only children's festival in the world.
Turkish people marks foundation of Turkish parliament every year on the same date.
Every year on this date, children from all around the world come together in Turkey to enjoy Children's Day celebration and festivities in a hope that these memories of friendly atmosphere will contribute to a future of enhanced brotherhood and peace among nations.