On the occasion of the 536th death anniversary of Fatih the Conqueror, Fatih Municipality organized a commemoration program in the courtyard of Fatih Mosque where his tomb is located.
After Friday prayer, mawlid was recited and pilaf with meat and dessert were offered to mosque community in the mosque courtyard. Mustafa Demir, Mayor of Fatih, chatted with the citizens by offering catering products to them. Immediately after offering pilaf with meat, Fatih Municipality Janissary Band displayed a show.
Citizens showed great interest also in this year to the pilaf with meat and dessert treats that are distributed and have been traditionalized by Fatih Municipality in the death anniversary of Fatih the Conqueror. The people who performed prayer formed long queues in the courtyard of Fatih Mosque to eat pilaf with meat. Some citizens came to the front of Fatih the Conqueror’s tomb, the restoration works of which are going on, and said prayers.
“Fatih the Conqueror is a person who should be examined and recognized by our young people”
Making statements in the program, Mayor of Fatih Mustafa Demir said,” We are offering pilaf with meat and dessert to our citizens on the occasion of the 536th death anniversary of Fatih the Conqueror. We have organized such an even with the aim of appreciating again and remembering our statesmen and politicians, namely our people who made history, and remembering what they did again. Fatih the Conqueror is a person who should be re-examined, recognized and reconsidered by our current youth. He is an important statesman who conquered Istanbul at the age of 21 years, was trained by 14 hodjas, was master in almost everything in all sciences and opened and closed an epoch in terms of the world. We are remembering Fatih the Conqueror mercifully and gratefully”.