SURPRISE MEETING WITH YOUTH
TR MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY
A new invitation has been added to the surprise iftar invitations of the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank. Varank, who came together with the young people who answered the call from his social media account at the Great Çamlıca Mosque Complex, visited the Museum of Islamic Civilizations in the complex after iftar. Emphasizing that they trust the youth a lot, Varank said, "We know that it is the Teknofest generation who will realize their dream of making the Republic of Turkey one of the world's top 10 economies." he said.
INVITATION FROM SOCIAL MEDIA
After Minister Varank hosted two university students at the Togg Gemlik Facility during his visit to Bursa, the eyes were turned to the second invitation. “I invite a group of my young friends who will respond to this tweet, first to iftar in the Anatolian side of Istanbul, and then on a short tour of the history of civilization. Who wants to join? Don't forget to mention your school or profession when answering. The invitation of Varank, who shared his message, was met with great interest. Thousands of young people responded to take their place at the iftar invitation.
GREETING TO THE JOY OF RAMADAN
After Bursa, the address of the second meeting was Istanbul. Young people, who never knew each other, came together at the iftar time at the Great Camlica Mosque Complex.
Varank surprisingly participated in the Ramadan Joy program, which was shot in the courtyard of the mosque and broadcast live on TRT 1. Varank said in the program, “We made a call from social media. We called the young people. We will have iftar with the youth. Then we will visit the Museum of Islamic Civilizations.” he said.
IFTAR WITH YOUTH
Varank had iftar with nearly 60 young people. In the surprise fast-breaking meeting, iftar menu consisting of soup, iftar meal, meat saute, rice and gullaç was served. Commenting on the iftar event, Minister Varank said:
Spontaneous MEETINGS: We attach great importance to communicating with young people, especially on social media. I spontaneously arrange meetups with them. We took two of our student friends to Togg's test drive. We decided not to forget our young brothers and sisters in Istanbul in order to spend Ramadan more fruitfully. We are having our fast-breaking fast in Büyük Çamlıca Mosque with our friends who answered my call on social media. There is a reason why we chose this place. Our Honorable President cut the ribbon of the Museum of Islamic Civilizations today and made its official opening.
SURPRISE WILL CONTINUE: It is pleasing that young people are aware of our work as the Minister of Industry and Technology. We are a ministry that can touch young people in every field and carry out activities. A child can benefit from our support from primary school to post-doctoral work and even after becoming a scientist. We tell them about the works we do through these beautiful meetings. We will continue these surprises. We also promised to make a big surprise to our friends who came to the performance.
Minister Varank, who listened to the young people attending the fast-breaking meal one by one, talked about the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey during the conversation. Talking about the success stories written by young people who opened up to the world from Turkey recently, Varank continued his words as follows:
Follow the support and programs of our ministry. We are very confident in our youth. We know that it is the Teknofest generation who will realize their dream of making the Republic of Turkey one of the world's top 10 economies. We want you to see us as your traveling companion. Whatever you do, do it in the best way possible, be assertive. A person who is not assertive has no chance of success.
JOB OFFER FOR A STUDENTS WHO CAME ON A TRIAL JOURNEY
One of the young people who took the floor at the iftar meeting in Çamlıca, Marmara University Mechanical Engineering student Taha Kadir Mısırlıoğlu stated that he saw one of his friends responding to Minister Varank's tweet on social media, "I said try my luck. I hope I haven't used up all my luck here." said. Upon this, Minister Varank said that a job offer was made to the student who came to Togg's test drive by one of Togg's partners. Varank, "You don't run out of luck, there will be more." he said.
WE FEEL VALUABLE
Aybüke Beril Baran, a first year student at Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Law, stated that she was happy to take her place in the iftar party and said, “It is very special for me and all our friends here to come from the dormitory where I am staying and have iftar with our minister. As students, we feel valued.” said.
BENEFITS OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Feride Kılınç, a first-year student at the Faculty of Architecture at Gebze Technical University, stated that she did not think that her message would be returned, and said, “This is the first time I have attended such a meeting. It was a very nice experience. I didn't expect an answer. It has become one of the beneficial aspects of social media.” he said.
I IMPROVED INTERACTION
On the other hand, Neslişah Tuğba Vural, a senior student at Istanbul University Faculty of Law, who attended the fast-breaking dinner with her twin Nazire Tuğçe Vural, said, “My twin tweeted and invited me.s.” His words made the people in the hall burst into laughter.
Nazire Tuğçe Vural told what happened: I didn't want to leave my job to chance. After replying to your tweet, I notified several groups of friends, my parents, my family. He said, 'You immediately increase interactions, I'm going to this dinner with my twin'. In fact, my friends said, 'You are a lawyer, they won't invite you to dinner'. I am here now.
I CAME FROM BOLU
Electrical and Electronics Engineering student Semih Eser, who attended the fast-breaking meeting from Bolu, said, “I had such a dream for a long time. I replied to the tweet. I came 230 kilometers from Bolu.” he said.
VISIT ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS MUSEUM
Minister Varank and the youth visited the Museum of Islamic Civilizations in the Büyük Çamlıca Mosque Complex, which was opened by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Young people were informed about the artifacts in the museum by the museum officials.
THERE ARE 800 WORKS
The Museum of Islamic Civilizations, which is located in the Great Camlica Mosque Complex and has a closed area of 10 thousand square meters, contains approximately 800 works selected from the collections of the Topkapi Palace and Palace Collections Museum of the National Palaces, the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, the Istanbul Archeology Museums and the Foundations Museum. taking.
15 THEMATIC CHAPTER
The museum, where works reflecting the development of Islamic art from the 7th to the 19th century, are exhibited, Turkish Weaving Art, Hz. Works Attributed to the Prophet, Architectural and Decorative Elements in Islamic Art, First Temple Kaaba, Damascus Documents, Quran and Its Enclosures, Science in Islam, Berat and Fermans, Hüsn-i Calligraphy, Talismanic Shirts, Clothing in the Ottoman Empire It consists of 15 thematic sections, namely, Destimal Tradition, Coffins, Conquest in Islam, Turkish Tile Art, and Historical Coins.
FROM KAFTANS TO PADISH SWORDS
In the museum, there are artifacts that bear the traces of 1200 years of history, many of which have not been exhibited before. Kaaba door locks, talismanic shirts, sultan's robes, Fatih Sultan Mehmet's childhood notebook, Ottoman period coins, sultan's swords and many other works attract the attention of visitors.
ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION AND WATER
In the museum where contemporary techniques are used, videos and interactive touch screens are also used. The power of water and its place in life are explained in the "Ab-ı life installation" as an indicator of the importance that Islamic civilization ascribes to water.
MINERAL FIBER CEILING COVER
A special study was also carried out for the acoustics of the museum. For the first time in Turkey, a mineral fiber ceiling covering was used to absorb sound in a museum. By making the sound distribution of the parts homogeneous, the mixing of the part sounds with each other is prevented.