With the slogan en We are at the fair İzmir, the İzmir International Fair, which was held this year for the 88, opened its doors with a magnificent ceremony. The ceremony, hosted by Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer, was attended by Republican People's Party Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu and high-level participation from many countries.
88. İzmir International Fair (İEF) was opened with a ceremony at Kültürpark Atatürk Open Air Theater. 15 The opening of the fair will continue until September, as well as İzmir Mayor Tunç Soyer, CHP President Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu, Deputy Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China Li Chenggang, People's Republic of China International Trade Zhang Shenfeng Deputy Chairman of the Supporting Council, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of India Vanaja K. Thekkat, Izmir Governor Erol Ayyildiz, Kahramanmaras Governor Vahdettin Ozkan, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Aziz Kocaoglu, MPs, mayors and many guests attended.
Democracy and law to thrive
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Chairman of the Republican People's Party speaking at the ceremony, underlined that the Izmir Fair, which exhibited domestic products in the first periods, was later opened to the world and thanked the institutions and organizations that contributed to these days. Referring to the economic situation of the country during the foundation of the Republic, Kılıçdaroğlu said: ız Our ancestors have worked hard to develop this country. İzmir Economy Congress was convened in 1923. The decision to establish the defense industry in Kırıkkale was taken and established. In the 1925 the Republic of Turkey to capture missed the Industrial Revolution laid the foundation of an aircraft factory in Kayseri. In 1934, the aircraft was manufactured in Kayseri and landed in Ankara. More than 100 aircraft were produced and exported until the Eskişehir Aircraft Factory was closed. Submarine was made. To reach the footsteps of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's Turkey is a place to capture the contemporary civilization, and we have to overcome it. This requires democracy and the rule of law first. We have to make every effort for universities to produce knowledge by producing in industry, culture, art, science. We need to build a strong social state. It is a country where there is no one left open and open, and the per capita income is high. And most importantly, to make these revolutions sustainable. The world is constantly evolving; There are advances in science and technology. Turkey is obliged to capture these developments and contribute to world culture. Can we do it? Sure we can. Izmir is one of Turkey's most modern city. Anatolia constitutes the ancient geography of world history. By respecting differing views on this ancient geography we have to build together a beautiful Turkey ".
88 we've always been here for years
In his opening speech, İzmir Mayor Tunç Soyer emphasized the historical importance of İzmir International Fair. Soyer said that the fair was founded at the Economy Congress in 1923 and hosted guests from different parts of the world as 1927 September Exhibition in 9. the people of the country, Turkey's where we are in fact always let 88 years we're here. We İzmir'd. We are at the fair ”.
President Soyer, Izmir International Fair is a meeting point of important Turks who introduced the human with the innovations and certain periods in terms of world politics, said: "The world is us, Turkey is 88 years will see from this window. Kültürpark's old trees, magnolias, palm trees and simple-looking paths, not only the people of Izmir, the memories of a whole country. It brings him together with the world. ”
Izmir is a city of freedom
Turkey's attention is not a coincidence that the incarnation of the Izmir International Fair Tunç Soyer his words continued: "Izmir, long before the establishment of this exhibition, Asia has emerged as a great metropolis that Anatolia is connected to the world. It is a port city that has been described as the capital of Asia Minor throughout history. The first point where the West touches the East is the first window in which the East sees the West. This city is a world port, a trade center connecting different cultures and people, beating as a heart between Asia and the Mediterranean. That is why the İzmir International Fair, which has a history of nearly a hundred years; It was a memory in which individual and social memories were accumulated, culture and art were produced, political and economic relations were developed, and İzmir and our country met with universal values. Izmir is a city of freedoms. On the one hand, the Amazon woman is a rebellion against the injustice, on the other hand a people's assembly where all kinds of thoughts can live without hurting each other. Therefore, one of the greatest resistance in Anatolia, the War of Independence, began here. For the same reason, the culture of democracy spread to the world from here, one of which is a few hundred meters away, the oldest parliament buildings on the earth were built here. Within the course of history; almost everything has changed, but the spirit of Izmir, the fair unites everyone, bringing together power has never changed. Even increased. Today, this very special evening will once again seal the unifying power of Izmir and the Fair. ”
Two presidents will be pioneers in every field
Ekrem İmamoğlu, who participated in the opening ceremony of the fair where Istanbul was the guest of honor, said that the industrial move created by the Republic within the impossibilities started with the Izmir Economy Congress and developed with the IEF. Even in the world's most powerful country in recent years, saying İmamoğlu EXPO wave blowing, "Our Turkey, Izmir 88 years ago by signing such an event, how much work is an important starting point has shown to the world. Besides the economic aspect of the business, I always emphasize that the 82 million embrace each other. IEF has been organizing this embrace and meeting in İzmir for 88 years. Citizens from all over the country come together. IEF is taking major steps internationally and is undertaking important works in bringing nations together. ” Ekrem İmamoğlu stated that they participated in the İzmir International Fair for the first time. “I want to announce here that we will be the pioneers in every field by bringing together the synergy of İstanbul's ancient city identity and İzmir's motivation and being the pioneer in every field buradan.
Minister Pekcan: We will transfer the IEF legacy to the future
Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan Turkey's first trading xnumx'inc stating that they perform at the opening ceremony of the exhibition "IEF gives great importance to the heritage, we are trying to transfer this heritage for future generations," he said. Minister Pekcan emphasized that they have taken important steps to improve relations with partner country China and thanked all countries and cities participating in the fair.
Governor Ayyıldız: Fair strengthens friendship ties
İzmir Governor Erol Ayyıldız stated in his speech that they experienced the enthusiasm of opening the IEF, one of the basic dynamics of İzmir's socioeconomic development and identified with the city, to the world for the 88 for the first time,, strengthening. ”
Vahdettin Özkan, Governor of Kahramanmaraş, one of the honored provinces of the fair, emphasized in his speech that İzmir International Fair came to the fore as the biggest promotion organization of our country with its international participants and rich event calendar. Özkan said that he was proud to be the governor of the city in such an organization held at the global level and said: “İzmir Fair offers a very important opportunity to introduce our city to İzmir and to the world and to increase the conditions of economic cooperation. Izmir Fair will be the first step of a promotion campaign that will increase the awareness and brand value of our city and introduce its existing brands to Izmir and the world. ”
Mainland Chinese Deputy Trade Minister Li Chenggang also stated that the IEF plays an important role in Turkey's opening to the world, "the Chinese side has always IEF's participant. This year we came as a partner country with an important staff and business people. I believe that on this occasion, the rapprochement and cooperation between the two countries will mark the economic and commercial relations. ”
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Chief of Mission Embassy of India Vanaja Thekkat, stating that strong economic relations with Turkey from India's history, this relationship 88. He said that they wanted to move forward with the İzmir International Fair. Thekkat touched on the investment potential in his country and explained the advantages provided to foreign investments.
Great interest from the people of Izmir
After the speeches, the opening ribbon of the fair was cut and the guests of the fair together opened the stand of Istanbul, the guest of honor. Kılıçdaroğlu, Soyer and Imamoglu during the excursion of the citizens met with great interest and love shows.