The New Mayor of Fatih Is Hasan Suver
Hasan Suver, who has been serving as the Deputy Mayor and Acting Mayor for 14 years, has been elected as the Fatih Mayor.
The municipal council, which hold an extraordinary meeting for the seat of Fatih Mayorship that was emptied after the resignation of Fatih Mayor Mustafa Demir, has elected its new mayor. AK Party group nominated Hasan Suver, who has been serving as the Fatih Municipality Deputy Mayor. CHP group hasn’t nominated a candidate. AK Party has 25 councilors and CHP has 12 councilors in the Fatih Municipal Council that has 37 councilors in total. The new mayor was elected by taking the 25 of the used 25 votes in the election, in which CHP councilors didn’t vote.
‘‘It is an honourto serve Fatih residents.’’
Having said that they will succed a lot of work in a short time, Hasan Suver told that ‘‘I would like to thank you all separately that you have witnessed this historical day and for your votes. I wish this result would be beneficiary for Fatih, our nation and country. As you know, today is laylat al-baraa, I find it meaningful that kandil coincided with this day, and I also conragulate your kandil. Fatih is a very different and old city, it is a worship and honor to live in Fatih and serve to Fatih residents. I believe that all of my municipal councilors deserved this honor. However, there is a process that we are getting through, I was nominated as a candidate with the disrcetion of our General President, and I was deemed worthy of this post. I would like to thank you for this result, there is a process ahead of us, burden of which is heavy and timing of which is short. As our valuable provincial chairman said, we believe that we will reach to the level of 60% that our General President pointed as target with less talk more work.’’
After the used votes, Fatih Mayor Mustafa Demir, who has served as the Fatih Mayor for long years, delivered the mayorship seal to the newly elected Mayor Hasan Suver. AK Party Istanbul Provincial Chairman Bayram Şenocak, Istanbul Parlamenterian Ahmet Hamdi Çamlı and district municipal councilors participated in the handover ceremony.
Who is the Fatih Mayor Hasan Suver?
He was born in Sürmene in 1961. He received his primary and secondary education in Trabzon, and high school education in Samsun. He graduated from the Marmara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of International Relations.
He studied for master degree in the Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Institute of Political Sciences, Department of Social Structure and Social Change, and he prepared a thesis on 'Intelligentsia and Social Change'.
Hasan Suver, who has been doing politics in Fatih since 1979, is the second founding member of Ak Party Fatih District Organization. He was elected as the Fatih Municipality municipal councilor in the Local Elections made in 2004. He has been continuing to serve as municipal councilor, Deputy Mayor, President of the Municipal Council, and Acting Mayor of the Faith Municipality for 3 electoral periods.
He is also General Vice President of the Language and Literature Association and Mümder member. He has published numerous articles in various publications on literature, politics, sociology, cultural history and philosophy. Suver, who is also interested in poetry, brought his book of poems named 'Under The Shadow of Feelings' together with poetry lovers.
Having been elected as the Mayor since 30 April 2018, Hasar Suver is married and the father of three daughters. He speaks English.