CHP Istanbul Deputy Gursel Tekin, Haydarpasa Station on the allegations of Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Ersoy on the request of a motion to answer questions.
CHP Istanbul Deputy Gürsel Tekin, “TCDD'ye Haydarpaşa Railway Station, the ownership of some of the immovable property brought to the agenda of the Assembly. Tekin, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy to answer the question in his motion made the following statements:
'A complete eclipse of mind'
I have learned that some of the immovables of Haydarpaşa Railway Station, which is owned by TCDD, have been transferred to the Ministry of Culture. As a result of this transfer, 5 Protection Board; 41-50-51-82-103 and 118, the urban history of Haydarpaşa Railway Station and its environs. All our concerns started after this decision.
The main duty of the Conservation Board is to protect and protect an area that it has declared as a protected area, and to use it under the name of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to transfer the public space as a resource to the capital. Haydarpaşa should be used as the main railway station of the city of Istanbul. The surrounding areas should not be attracted to capital and trade, but should be used as green and social spaces for the direct use of the people, which Istanbul needs, and for the expectations of the society. Haydarpaşa Gar Campus belongs to the public. It cannot be made an instrument of commercial activity.
Gürsel Tekin asked Minister Ersoy to answer the following questions:
What is the reason why the Conservation Board, which made the SIT decision in 1-2006, suddenly gave up this decision today?
The area including the 2-Haydarpaşa Railway Station was opened for construction; trade, tourism, accommodation functions?
Will the demolition decision be made for some buildings within the 3-Gar area and new functions will be given to these areas and will Haydarpaşa lands be sold? '