The funeral of former President of Mali, Mr. Amadou Toumani Toure, who passed away in the hospital where he was treated in Istanbul, was held with the participation of Vice President Fuat Oktay and Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya.
The funeral ceremony which was held in Fatih Mosque was attended by Vice President Fuat Oktay, Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya, Malian officials and people from the political world.
Toure's wife and his daughters accepted condolences at the funeral ceremony held before the Friday prayer.
After the funeral prayer, Vice President Oktay and Governor Yerlikaya offered their condolences to Toure's relatives.
Toure's body wrapped in the Mali flag was sent off to Istanbul Airport to be taken to his country after the funeral prayer.