President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “A city that does not have a personality, does not prioritize people, does not have any knowledge, knowledge and art fires all around it has no mind. We need cities that are both smart and civilized. ” said.
CITIES UNABLE TO GO AGAINST THE AGE
Speaking at the Smart Cities and Municipalities Congress, where it is aimed to popularize smart city technology applications and raise service delivery standards in municipalities, President Erdoğan stated that the cities that could not go beyond the age were doomed to lose their appeal after a while.
INVESTMENTS SUITABLE FOR NEW NEEDS
Erdogan stated that they will protect the history, culture and civilization in the cities on the one hand, and on the other hand, they will turn to investments that are suitable for new needs. " he spoke.
WE HAVE TO DO THEM TOGETHER
Noting that a city that does not have a personality, does not prioritize people, does not have any knowledge, knowledge and art furnaces, Erdogan said, “It means that a city, which does not know the state of its neighbors, has lost its soul from its streets, districts and neighborhood. That is why we need both smart and civilization symbol cities. We cannot serve our cities properly without accomplishing these two together. ” said.
SMART CITY WORKS
Erdogan, as Turkey, pointing out that they started to work to develop their own smart city strategy, "First National Science and Technology Policy 2003-2023, intelligent cities have brought their work finds a place in the Strategy Paper is now quite advanced. For example, in our 11th Development Plan, a comprehensive road map is provided. Similarly, our Ministry of Environment and Urbanization prepared a 2020-2023 National Smart Cities Strategy and action plan and made a district and province based planning. ” used expressions.
PERIOD OF BOOKS WITHOUT BOOKS
Underlining that they are determined to ensure that every investment in cities and every step taken in accordance with smart cities strategy, Erdoğan stated that they cannot allow return to the period of random, arbitrary, unplanned, unscheduled, unaccounted, bookless business.
Innovation in many areas
In his speech at the ceremony, Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Varank, pointed out that municipalism and urbanism is a matter of vision, smart urbanism energy management, zero waste, retail trade, transportation, security, education and health in many areas, such as innovation, he said.
A NEW ECONOMY OF 20 TRILLION DOLLARS
According to the latest analysis, Minister Varank pointed out that smart city solutions will create a new economy of at least 10 trillion dollars in the next 20 years, “Therefore, sub-technologies such as internet of things, big data, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and energy storage are also provided to provide a total integration. required. It is necessary to process the data flowing from different areas, reflect it in the city's digital network in real time, and talk from each other, from small to large devices. ” said.
Varank, to have a smart city of the future R & D and innovation with an emphasis on the need to meet, "Turkey's smart city car also want to mention that complement our vision. It is of course the mobility ecosystem that it brings with it, rather than just an automobile project. ” he spoke.
DOMESTIC PRODUCT CALL
Calling the mayors to use domestic products, Varank said, “Thanks to the scale of public investments and purchases, we can actually achieve localization and nationalization in many areas. We say to our municipalities, effectively apply the 15 percent price advantage for local goods, which is clearly written in the legislation, on products with a high level of technology. You can work together with our Ministry in industrial cooperation projects and make the most of our technical consultancy in terms of long-term planning and realization of local products. ” he spoke.
NATIONALITY AND NATIONALITY
Varank warned not to allow applications that exclude domestic goods in the tender specifications, “Your investments may be urgent, but this should never take you away from the supply of domestic goods. We should accept the locality and nationality as a sine qua non principle for total development. If we can demonstrate this will, there will be no obstacles to our success in defense in many areas. ” used expressions.
CHARGING STATIONS FOR TURKEY'S AUTOMOBILE
Environment and Urbanism Minister Institution, the Governorate of 81 cities sent the Smart Cities Strategy Document, the governorships, municipalities with all the smart city applications will be done in the fastest way in the order of priority stated. stating that built the infrastructure of charging stations for automobiles Turkey's Minister Authority, it said the new building will be integrated into these stations.
ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE URBANIZATION
Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Şahin stated that the cities are “smart cities” within a strategy and stated that smart cities consist of components such as leadership, vision, budget, citizen-oriented work, technology and culture.
INTELLIGENT CITY MODEL WAS PRESENTED
Following the speeches, Varank and the Ministers of the Institution, Vice President of the Presidency of Local Governments Committee Şükrü Karatepe and Gaziantep Metropolitan Mayor Sahin, President Erdogan presented a model of smart cities. Erdogan, then participated in the program with the mayors took a souvenir photo.
OPENED THE EXHIBITION
President Erdoğan opened the Smart Cities and Municipalities Exhibition before the ceremony. The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy President Fuat Oktay, former Parliament Speaker and AK Party İzmir Deputy Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Industry and Technology Varank, Minister of Environment and Urbanization and mayors.