Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MUSIAD) by the Automotive Sector Council MUSIAD Sakarya Branch hosted the "Automotive Vision Made In Turkey" themed Turkey of the consultation meeting was held in Sakarya 8.s.
Moderated by MUSIAD Automotive Sector Board Chairman Osman Özdemir and BMC Chairman Ethem Sancak and Okan University Head of Energy Systems Engineering Department Prof. Dr. R. Nejat Tuncay participated in the program as a speaker besides Governor İrfan Balkanlıoğlu; Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Hasan Ali Çelik, Provincial Director of National Education Pervin Töre, AK Party Sakarya Provincial President Fevzi Kılıç, SATSO Chairman Mahmut Kösemusul, MÜSİAD members and businessmen attended.
MUSIAD Branch President Yaşar Coşkun stated that the first step of economic development is industrialization and that industrialization should be seen as a struggle for existence and poverty. BMC Chairman Ethem Sancak also said; that they want the domestic automobile production base to be in Sakarya, they will lobby in favor of Sakarya, they will also establish 4 factories in Sakarya and employ 10 thousand people, the historical Silk Road will be revived, Sakarya will become a high-speed train wagon base, Sakarya '' s it should prepare himself and that it was also important as the domestic automotive noting, in this case to reveal a terrific market the silk Road, it stressed Turkey's necessity of having the factory's high-speed train will move on the silk road.
Sancak, who gave the good news that they will establish a wagon factory in Sakarya with the majority of the world's brand companies, said: 'We are setting up an 4 factory in Sakarya. For him 10 thousand people I say. The base of the high-speed train car will be Sakarya. This is as important as the domestic automotive industry, because this Silk Road will be a great market. Our country will invest only 5 billion euros in the next 35 year in this area. This strategic partnership we made will be exported to the 40 country in Asia from the factory here. Technology will be one hundred percent Turkish technology. We've nationalized the patent on that condition. Şart he said.
Stating that they believe that the calls for domestic automobile production to be made in Sakarya will resonate, Vali Balkanlıoğlu said; “There is great excitement in Sakarya when it comes to automotive and domestic automotive. Sakarya is fortunate in many aspects, it is close to many big cities such as Istanbul, and we have a large port in Karasu district, which is of great importance with its strategic location, experienced manpower with its sub-industry, proximity to Europe and marketing points.
In the program which is in the form of a question and answer, the information about the domestic car and the progress made in the program was shared and the speakers expressed their thoughts on the export figures described in our province.
Speakers and participants expressed their gratitude to Mr. Valiz and MUSIAD Sakarya Branch for their hospitality and Governor Balkanlıoğlu stated that they are happy to host such a meeting with automotive theme and to welcome people of great value in our city.