Speaking at the symposium organized by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mediterranean Academy, İzmir Chamber of Shipping İzmir Branch Chairman Yusuf Öztürk, referring to the “İzmir Bay and Port Rehabilitation Project” carried out together by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and TCDD, in order to restore İzmir Port to its vitality in the past. ; “This project is the magic wand that will pave the way for İzmir. "Ecological improvement will be achieved in Izmir Bay, Izmir's economy will develop with the docking of large ships at Izmir Port".
The symposium on "International Sustainable Life in the Coastal Cities of the Mediterranean" organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mediterranean Academy, which works on ecology, history, culture, art and design, started at the Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center. Turkey, Italy, Greece, Great Britain, and experts from the Netherlands, academics and civil society organizations sustainable in the Mediterranean coastal city representatives, innovative and integrated urban solutions to the opening of the symposium share their suggestions Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Secretary General Dr. Buğra Gökçe, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Aysel Özkan also attended.
Modern journey in the Gulf
Speaking at the opening of the symposium İzmir Chamber of Shipping Chairman Yusuf Öztürk, 20. By the middle of the 19th century, the port of Izmir, which is the largest port of Anatolia, has decreased its importance with the investments made in the Marmara region and mentioned the works of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. Öztürk mentioned that eten İzmir Bay and Port Rehabilitation Project una which is made by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality with TCDD is a very important project and likens the project to the magic wand. “It is a project that will open the way for İzmir. Another dimension of the work carried out with the target of the swimable Gulf will allow larger ships to reach Izmir Port by scanning the approach channel. Izmir will make a serious contribution to the economy, ine he said. Öztürk pointed out that modern passenger transport and coastal design projects carried out by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality in İzmir Bay are important studies on the use of the Gulf, said;
Körfez Today, everyone is happy with the journeys made on modern ships in the Gulf. I'm very happy too. These are the points that make life easier. Increasing touches with each passing acceleration even with small touches. Since the history of Izmir, the silk road is a logistical center on the way to the king. We strive to make the best effort for China to have a 'One Generation, One Way' project in Izmir. We must make efforts to ensure that cruise tourism is back in our city among the Mediterranean cities Akdeniz.
Let's join forces
Speaking at the opening of the symposium, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Councilor Muzaffer Tunçağ pointed out that due to problems, the Mediterranean started to transform into a sea where migrants were drowned. Tunçağ pointed out that the Mediterranean coast is polluted due to climate change and that the search for natural gas is continuing off the northern Cyprus. Tunçağ stated that İzmir is an important port city in the eastern part of Anatolia and a suitable city for creating a private network in the Mediterranean.
Director of Izmir Mediterranean Academy Ayşegül Sabuktay stated that İzmir has long defined its future in the Mediterranean, and that as a part of this effort, many scientific meetings on the history of the Mediterranean have been realized and they will continue to do so.
In the first session of the symposium titled ve Izmir as a Mediterranean Coastal City Teknoloji, Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology, and Assoc. Dr. Güzel Yücer Gier pointed out the importance of this symposium in order to share the experiences in the Mediterranean coastal cities to share the experiences and to move forward as an information network. Izmir Institute of Technology Department of City and Regional Planning Assoc. Dr. Koray Velibeyoğlu touched upon the peninsula project of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and explained the importance of this project which will play the 5 district where İzmir has a relationship with the sea.
Izmir Model and Izmir Bay special session
In the symposium, sessions will be held under the titles 'Memory and Life in the Mediterranean', 'Ecological Sustainability', 'Economic Sustainability', 'Participation / Governance', 'Spatial Planning' and 'The Gulf'. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu will also take place in the special session "Izmir Model and Izmir Bay", which will start on Friday, December 7 at 13.00:XNUMX. The symposium will be closed with a forum and evaluation session titled 'Thinking Izmir Together on the Mediterranean Coast'.