The Turkish League Against Rheumatism (TLAR) and Rheumatology Society of Turkey – (RST) (The Society for Research and Education in Rheumatology of Turkey) do hereby confirm and declare that they have agreed to establish a joint partnership in the form of a platform, titled as the Rheumatology Platform of Turkey pursuant to the provisions of the Associations Code articles No 1 and 25 and the Associations Regulations article No. 94. The title of Rheumatology Platform of Turkey shall hereinafter be denoted as the “Rheumatology Federation of Turkey” in order to overcome the potential problems which may occur during its translation.