Governor of Istanbul Yerlikaya Gathered with Children from 9 Countries Attending the 13th International Peace Bread Festival.
Children of the Turkish World visited the Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya within the scope of the International Peace Bread Festival of which the 13th is organized by the Esenler Municipality this year.
Children from Azerbaijan, Iraqi Turkmen, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova Gagauzia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Romania Babadag and their teachers took place in the program realized with participation of President of Municipality of Esenler Mehmet Tevfik Göksu in the governorship office.
During the visit held as part of the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day, Governor Yerlikaya conversed with the children for a while.
Expressing his thanks for the visit, Governor Yerlikaya stated “Such a meaningful and beautiful holiday was given to our children. This week, we are experiencing the joy of holiday with our children. This festival is one of them. A dough was kneaded and baked with the flour, water and good wishes that you brought to our country. We state from Esenler to the whole world our hope that there will be no war and persecution, and we wish to live in a world free from marginalization. We are hopeful of you.
Governor Yerlikaya said “Welcome to Istanbul, you have added color. We convey our greetings from Istanbul to you, your families and all our brothers and sisters in your country.”
The guest children stated that they are very happy of being in Turkey, and they experienced the joy of celebrating the children’s day with their Turkish brothers.
After the conversation, the children recited poems by playing musical instruments specific to their country.
Children presented , to Governor Yerlikaya, the Peace Bread of which the dough kneaded in Istanbul by the feelings of brotherhood and the gifts that they had brought from their country in the scope of the festival.
Milli Eğitim Bakanımız Prof. Dr. Sayın Mahmut Özer'in teşrifleriyle #Esenler Belediyemizce düzenlenen 13.Uluslararası Barış Ekmeği Festivali'nde Türk Dünyası'nın çocukları barış ekmeğini pişirdi.— Ali Yerlikaya (@AliYerlikaya) April 21, 2022
Mayasında sevgi ve kardeşlik olan ekmeğimizin BARIŞA vesile olmasını diliyorum🇹🇷 pic.twitter.com/rwb1mN1J7w