Citizens under the age of 60 pension card visa in Mersin, was canceled due to legal regulations. Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Vahap Selecter, this application is carried out by the previous administration of the municipality without a legal basis, he said.
Stating that he would not sign any application without a prohibited basis, Seçer said, “Our citizens under the age of 60 benefited from public transportation at a discount. Although this was against the law, the previous administration did not put it into practice because it was consciously elected. I will not sign any application that the law does not allow. ”
Prior to the Eid al-Adha, they put an end to the practice, but the citizens can not be a victim of the cancellation of visas on behalf of the festival after the holidays, leaving stresses Selects, "We will warn people before the 15 day before, we have the opportunity to re-load it according to the budget. We have warned. After a while, I told them to make their preparations. The cards will be closed after the balance is over. Because this is a legal obligation..
According to the decision of the Mersin Metropolitan Municipality in the previous period, the 16.08.2018 date and 616 decision, the pension cards issued to citizens under the age of 60 were canceled. Metropolitan Mayor Vahap Selecter, this application is carried out by the previous administration of the municipality without a legal basis, said he would not sign under any application without legal basis. President Seçer, retired cards within the balance will be closed with the end of the stressed.
A decision from the previous management
The previous administration of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Assembly; The Travel Cards Regulation has been amended by 16.08.2018 date and 616 decision. With this amendment made to comply with the legislation, retirement boarding cards had to be canceled at that time. However, taking into account the election process, this practice was not implemented.
Seçer: yok There is no legal basis ”
Since he came to office, he said that he would not sign any application that had no legal basis and clarified this issue. Seçer continued:
“We made discounts on public transportation. For students, teachers, 60-65, we have reduced the fee from 1.25 TL to 1 TL. I can do it under the law. I can't if the law doesn't allow it. However, I would like to clarify an issue that has recently appeared in social media and press. Our citizens under the age of 60 had a discount on public transport. Although this was against the law, the previous administration did not implement it consciously because it was an election. 4 has been on the agenda for months since we took over. I asked my friends to investigate whether this issue could have legal basis. We received the views of lawyers and 'Not possible' they said. If this practice continues, when they are audited by the auditor of the Municipal Court of Accounts, they say 'Vahap Seçer, you behaved illegally, you did wrong.' '
They have canceled the application before the Eid al-Adha, but the feast of citizens on behalf of the citizens to be canceled after the feast of the cancellation of visas after the Mayor President Selecter, boarding card balances after the end of the cards will be closed, he added. Seçer, “pre-feast cards were loaded, then reset. Of course there were objections. Again I listened to them with ears and I said I made the wrong before the feast. We warned people in advance of 15 days, so I reloaded them so that they will allocate their budgets. We warned that after a while they said they should make preparations. I want to point out something. 'I did. Was, over 'not with the logic, listening to the citizen, taking the views of people, we are trying to manage Mersin, konu he said.
The application comes into force tomorrow
The administration of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality prior to Mayor Seçer issued the decision 16.08.2018 in the Municipal Assembly which was convened on 616. Based on this decision, the boarding pass was canceled. The application will take effect from tomorrow (21.08.2019).
Approximately 13 thousand pensioner cards will be closed with the expiry of the balances in boarding cards. Persons under the age of 60 whose personal card has been closed will receive a new card from Kent Card dealers in exchange for 5 TL and will be able to use the public transportation buses of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality with the civil fare of 1.75 TL.
With the discounts made by Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, citizens aged between 60-65, teachers and students can use public transportation with the fee of 1 TL, while citizens over the age of 65 can benefit from the public transportation service free of charge.