Two important tenders were canceled on the day when Ahmet Bağış, the General Manager of Istanbul Electric Tram and Tunnel Enterprises (IETT), which forms the backbone of public transportation in Istanbul, resigned. A total of six auctions of IETT were canceled in the last two months.
IETT General Manager Ahmet Bagis, who CHP filed a criminal complaint against "misconduct" last year, was appointed to the same position by IBB President Ekrem Imamoglu. Bagis announced his resignation today, arguing that "the required area was not opened" to determine the management team. It was announced that two important tenders of IETT were canceled during the hours when Bagis announced his resignation from his Twitter account.
It was stated that one of the canceled auctions was “Maintenance of 392 Citaro Solo, 53 Citaro Articulated buses, repair and repair of malfunctions, preparation for service”. In the reason for the cancellation, it was said that "the technical specification content and the duration of the work will be rearranged"
The other tender that was canceled was işi the job of preparing 247 Karsan Avancity CNG, 48 BMC Procity buses for maintenance and repair of malfunction and damage serv. The reason for cancellation was "because there is no valid bid and the other bid is over the approximate cost".
After the change of İBB management by IETT, 4 more tenders were canceled. These are the tender of “Istanbul General IETT Buildings Periodic Maintenance and Operation of the Electricity and Mechanical Systems” and 3 “Urban Public Bus, Bus Inc.) systems under the control of IETT and forming the private public transportation network. Public Transport ”tender.