Saturday, 20 July 2024

Fahreddin Pasha Exhibition Opens in Konya

The “Pioneer Photographer: The Memories of the Defender of Medina, Fahreddin Pasha” exhibition, featuring photographs taken by Fahreddin Pasha and his personal belongings, has been opened to visitors in the museum section on the lower floor of the Konya Metropolitan Municipality Stone Building Digital Promotion Center."


AK Party Konya Deputy Latif Selvi, Konya Metropolitan Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay, Selçuklu Mayor Ahmet Pekyatırmacı, Karatay Mayor Hasan Kılca, Zeytinburnu Mayor Ömer Arısoy, Fahreddin Pasha’s grandson Ömer Fahreddin Türkkan and his family toured the exhibition and received information from the Exhibition Curator Ömer Faruk Şeriflioğlu.


Fahreddin Pasha’s grandson, Ömer Fahreddin Türkkan, expressed that it is an honor for them that the exhibition is being held in Konya after Istanbul, saying, “The venue of the exhibition is very beautiful. On behalf of my family, I would like to thank Konya Metropolitan Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay.”


The exhibition featuring the photographs and personal belongings of Fahreddin Pasha, known for his defense of Medina under difficult conditions for 2 years and 7 months during World War I, will be open to visitors until the end of October in the museum section on the lower floor of the Konya Metropolitan Municipality Stone Building Digital Promotion Center.