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Ahilik Culture Week celebrations began

Denizli Metropolitan Municipality in collaboration with Denizli Union of Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen organized the ''Deep Roots of Trade in Denizli: Ahilik Panel and Last Ahiler Photography Exhibition''.
16.09.2019
 Different activities began in Denizli within the scope of the Ahilik Culture Week of 2019. In this context, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality in collaboration with the Union of Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen in Turkey organized the ''Deep Roots of Trade in Denizli: Ahilik Panel and Last Ahiler Photography Exhibition''. AK Party Group Deputy Chairman, Denizli Deputy Cahit Ozkan, the prior deputy Mehmet Yüksel, Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary-General Mustafa Gökoğlan, AK Party Denizli Provincial Chairman Necip Filiz, Denizli Chamber of Tradesmen and Craftsmen Union President Mehmet Ali Erbeği, head of departments and many citizens attended the event held at the Çatalçeşme Theatre Hall. The event started with the opening of the exhibition, which included almost 50 photographs and examples of historical documents about Ahi culture.
 
''Our civilization is based on Ahi culture''
 
In his speech here, AK Party Group Deputy Chairman and Denizli Deputy Cahit Özkan thanked everyone who participated in the exhibition. Özkan said, ''Our civilization is based on Ahi culture. Ahi culture aims not only to produce but to share justly, to maintain the tradition of Ahi Evran-ı Veli and to make justice and peace in the world. I hope that we will be able to transfer these beauties to our future generations. ''After the opening, the members of the protocol visited the exhibition, beat up the iron, and also offered to the citizens keşkek and simit. The program continued with the ''Deep Roots of Trade in Denizli: Ahilik Panel''. Pamukkale University (PAU) faculty member Turgut Tok, Denizli Chamber of Commerce (DTO) previous term president Mehmet Yüksel, DTO previous term President Mehmet Gökce and Denizli Ahi Sinan Association President Ali Ordu, took part as speakers at the panel.
 
Akhism Culture Week activities will continue
 
2019 Ahilik Culture Week celebrations will continue tomorrow. On Tuesday, September 17, the Provincial Celebration Committee will lay a wreath at the Atatürk Memorial (next to the governor's office). Following the visit of Denizli Governor Hasan Karahan and Denizli Mayor Osman Zolan by the celebration committee, the program will continue in Bayramyeri Square at 11.00.