President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan delivered a speech at the 57th plenary session of the ÖNDER Association Imam Hatip Alumni.
“The lofty aim of education in our civilization is to raise righteous people"
Stating that he sees the ÖNDER Association Imam Hatip Alumni as one of the locomotive organizations of civilization’s cause, President Erdoğan noted: “The lofty aim of education in our civilization is to raise righteous people. We cannot achieve any of our goals until we build an education system that befits our people’s faith, values, history and culture. We have for years worked to make Imam Hatip schools the most ideal place of this very education model that our people needs.”
Visit to Fatih Municipality
Proceeding to the Fatih Municipality after the programme, President Erdoğan wished success to newly-elected Mayor of Fatih Municipality Mehmet Ergün Turan who has recently taken office following the March 31 local elections. Accompanying President Erdoğan on his visit were Deputy Chairman of Justice and Development (AK) Party Numan Kurtulmuş and AK Party's Istanbul Head Bayram Şenocak.