Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu, participated in the Turkish World Civil Society Meeting. Before the program, he answered the questions of the press members about the agenda. Imamoglu, a journalist, said that the Minister of Transport, Cahit Turhan, said, “The president of the IMM does not have the authority to withdraw from the protocol alone, the state does not have the authority to stop the project. We will send the invoice to IMM," and he said, "I was talking about the statements of the Minister with sadness, but I am satisfied with the public. If it continues like this, it contributes more to how wrong the channel actually is. It looks like it will contribute more. Therefore, I gave up feeling sorry for him personally. Let me remind the minister, the more the ministry is the state, the more the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is the state. They are confusing each other”.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Culture Inc. IMM President to the Turkish World Civil Society Meeting held in the Turkish World District in Topkapı Culture Park. Ekrem İmamoğlu Buğra Kavuncu, Provincial Chairman of the IYI Party, together with Kültür A.Ş. General Manager Serdal Taşkın and NGO representatives of the Turkish world attended.
Imamoglu, before the program answered questions from members of the press agenda.
THE MINISTER, 'I SEND THE INVOICE', HAVE NO PROVISION AS VESAİRE
“Regarding the Kanal Istanbul cooperation protocol, in which Minister of Transport Cahit Turhan announced that the IMM had withdrawn,“ The IMM president has no authority to withdraw from the protocol alone, he has no power to stop the state project. On the question of “We will send the invoice to İBB”, İmamoğlu said, “I was talking about the statements of Mr. Minister with sadness, but I am pleased with the public. If this continues, it contributes more to how wrong the channel actually is. It seems to contribute more. So I gave up on his own behalf. Let me remind the minister, the more the ministry the state, the more the state of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. It mixes together. There are already some ministries in some words that make practice that confuses this in some transactions. Sad. Moreover, these words have no judgment, as it reveals the ability of the minister, who is the reference of these words, with the words of his nephew to decide on the project. "I send an invoice" and so on, his words have no judgment. "
İmamoğlu said, “Every project we do is an annuity project. Why should we make an investment without profit? ”. "Then let's plunder profit for the whole of Turkey," he said to the İmamoğlu description.
“What is the need for historical artifacts. Topkapi becomes very valuable and good residences, where Topkapi Palace is located. We are now in a park where Fatih Sultan Mehmet set up a lot. Let's build buildings here. Everything is not snow, he forgot. And profit is not money. The main profit is valuable jobs to be left to the future, a protected Istanbul. An Istanbul that has been developed and can capture the facts. Minister, keep talking like this. In this way, it contributes greatly to the wrong investment of the channel. ”
After answering the questions of journalists, İmamoğlu toured the Dün Turkish Tents Türk in the neighborhood of Türk Dünyası and watched the local music concert. Imamoglu and Kavuncu then moved to the tent where the program will be held.