Kadir Topbaş's metro target: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş, drawing attention to the metro projects in Istanbul, said, "Our goal is to be a city that reaches the metro within a half an hour walking distance."
Environment and Urbanization Minister Mehmet Özhaseki said, “Urban transformation is essential and must be done. AK Party municipalities did not raise these problems, on the contrary, they have been trying to correct the negligence made for years. ” said.
In his speech at the Esenler Municipality Urban Transformation Houses Delivery Ceremony at the Airport District Project Area, Özhaseki congratulated those who contributed, stating that the project in Esenler was an example of success.
Ministers Özhaseki, problems that in the past concept of municipalities in Turkey, the mayor of that ideological act, especially that covers the metropolis mountains of garbage, including Istanbul and telling SAR around the city slums, said that so unhealthy and identity of cities occurred.
Özhaseki stated that there was a change and transformation in the understanding of municipality in 1994 and said, “Our friends who came to work in Istanbul and Anatolia encountered a grave view. They worked and succeeded as a result. In this process, we paid much attention to two things. As municipalities with the AK Party, we have served as service municipalities, did not produce excuses, did not exclude anyone, did not look at anyone's party, religion, sect, we served everyone equally. In addition to this service, we received people's hearts and prayers. ” he spoke.
Esenler Mayor Tevfik Goksu important work on behalf of the municipal signature pointing to Özhaseki, Goksu is an example of many municipalities in Turkey, he said.
As the Ministry, since this would give support striking success Goksu always Özhaseki, "Turkey's 48 provinces were declared risky areas over 180. In the past 3 years, 2 billion liras of rent assistance has been subsidized. Urban transformation is essential and must be done. AK Party municipalities did not raise these problems, on the contrary, they have been trying to correct the negligence made for years. ”Made the assessment.
TOPBAŞ: “ISTANBUL STARTED A TRANSFORMATION IN ALL FIELDS”
When the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbas also said that Turkey entered into the industrialization process faced with an unplanned arrival, when he started trying to find a place to urban migration that will put his head told everyone.
Topbaş emphasized that the people who migrated from the village to the city were faced with a life without infrastructure and without access.
Reminding that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan founded KIPTAS when he was the Mayor of Istanbul to show that this situation was not a fate, Topbas said:
“You gave the poor people the opportunity to own a house as if they paid rent. Since then, a rightful march has begun. Again in your period, an earthquake directorate was established in Istanbul Municipality for the first time in 1996. There was no such perception in the management of a municipality with an earthquake risk. You put it out. It is the reflection of the will you put forward in order to reshape the distorted structure and create humanitarian habitats, what happened in Esenler today. Now Istanbul has started a transformation in every area. With its population of 15 million, Istanbul continues to develop with an understanding you foreseen in every area from transportation to infrastructure. There are several metro lines in Esenler right now. It will meet many more metro lines. Our goal is that Istanbul is a city that reaches the metro at most a half hour walk. ”
“WE BUILD A NEW CITY”
Esenler Mayor Tevfik Göksu said that they were happy to fulfill the promise they made to the people of Esenler, saying, "You will be living in a better house."
Göksu stated that they will deliver their houses to one thousand 435 right holders, “There are huge stories and memories behind these houses. The shooting area used to be a place where water fights took place. Now it has become a square where the most beautiful residences are built and people sit peacefully. Despite all the speculation, our project has emerged as an exemplary project. When the project started, opposition parties made propaganda that 'your houses will be taken away from you'. Here are the houses. We have completed the project that has completed all kinds of speculation today. 'Urban transformation or random transformation?' We gave the best answer to those who said. We built a new city. ” spoke in the form.