İdris Akbıyık, Governor of Hakkari and Deputy Mayor, made investigations on the chairlift and piste area of the Merga Bütan Ski Center.
Governor Akbiyik, visited the ski center and ski slope area by visiting the completed works of Youth and Sports Deputy Director Yasar Koparan'dan received information about.
Then completed the construction of the ski lift at the summit of 3 thousand altitude Governor Akbiyik, where he found a number of investigations.
Governor Idris Akbiyik, who made a statement to members of the press here, said that the ski center is ready for winter with the completion of the ski lifts and piste.
Expressing that they are at the last point of the chairlift at the altitude of 3 thousand altitudes, Governor İdris Akbıyık said, “I hope this chairlift will serve ski lovers and winter tourism in Hakkari. This year we increased the runway length to 3 meters. The past year was around 500 thousand meters. With the chairlift, the winter tourism value of this place will increase one more time. Hakkari is making serious strides in every way and serious investments are made. On the one hand, we are trying to establish a textile factory in Hakkari. Natural gas has arrived. As a municipality, we try to do the best municipal services in the city. On the other hand, there are serious developments in Hakkari in terms of winter and mountain tourism. You know, we had a snow festival last year, I hope we will do this year. We did nature sports and photo safari in Çukurca District. We are also planning to re-energize tourism with lively, reverse tulip festivals like this one. As you know, we have a hotel project in Hakkari ski center. Our hotel, the tender of which will be 200 beds. We also plan to build an athlete camp training center within the hotel. It will cost about 130 million. Our Ministry of Youth and Sports will meet 20 million of our hotel where we will build an athletes camp training center. In this context, we signed a protocol with our Ministry of Youth and Sports last month. Also, in DAKA, this athlete will contribute approximately 5 million lira to the camp training center and accommodation center. For the rest, it will be met by Hakkari Governorship Special Provincial Administration, as in other projects. With this chairlift that we got on, the landscaping and the length of the track were done in cooperation with DAKA and Hakkari Special Provincial Administration. The chairlift, the track length and landscaping made here cost about 5 million pounds. Hopefully this winter will make a great contribution to better skiing and evaluation of this place in terms of tourism in our Hakkari. In addition, our ski center will be at the service of the people of Hakkari and the tourists coming from the region in the summer months with the landscaping and regulation works made after the end of our hotel. Of course Hakkari ski center is an important value not only for Hakkari but also for our country. In terms of regional tourism, it will make a greater contribution to our country in terms of winter tourism, especially tourists from Van, Northern Iraq and Iran. Our hotel construction time is around 15 days. But in our meeting with the contractor company, we aim to finish in 600, that it will finish its roughness in the next 2020. "He said.
Upon the question of a journalist 'Snow this year has fallen below expectations', Governor Akbıyık said: “Unfortunately this year it did not snow much compared to last year, but as of next Wednesday, our ski center will receive snowfall and will serve ski lovers. " said.
Later, Governor İdris Akbıyık visited the citizens who came to the ski center and slide their children in the snow. A while with the citizens sohbet Governor Akbıyık took his lap and gave stationery and toys to the children he loved.
Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Tuğgeneral Nuri Öztürk and Deputy Provincial Police Chief Dr. to the Governor Akbıyık during their visits to the ski resort. Savaş Şimşek accompanied him.