Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said that they have completed 19 million 8 thousand transactions so far within the scope of home aid and pension payments due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-400) outbreak.
Karaismailoğlu, Turkey free of charge throughout the packaging of masks would be distributed and visited the PTT Hadimkoy Cargo Processing Center was sent to the post office branch.
Karaismailoğlu, who examined the packaging processes on-site and received information from the authorities, said in a statement to journalists that the state and the nation are fighting hand in hand and heart-to-heart against the Kovid-19 epidemic, which influenced the whole world.
Expressing that important duties have fallen to every citizen and institution in this process, Karaismailoğlu said that the postal agency, which has undertaken historical duties since the day it was founded and played a vital role in the periods of national struggle, today carries out its works with the same understanding.
Karaismailoğlu stated that the PTT organization, which is at the forefront in all difficult conditions, is one of the most important rings of this effort with its packaging and distribution network in combating the epidemic today.
Noting that PTT has set off for people's lives with 45 thousand employees, more than 5 thousand workplaces and more than 10 thousand vehicle fleet, Karaismailoğlu talked about the activities they have carried out since the first days of the epidemic.
Karaismailoğlu stated that they had taken their old-age and disabled pension payments and Retirement Fund, Bağ-Kur and SSK payments to the citizens' door, and that they made payments to 4 million 400 thousand families in their homes in line with the government's support program.
“We do not charge any fee for cargo service and masks”
Minister Karaismailoğlu said that upon the request of the citizens, they can deposit their payments in their Mail Check accounts and IBAN accounts, and that they have completed approximately 8 million 400 thousand transactions so far.
In addition to these studies, Karaismailoğlu stated that they have started mask distribution service and that the process continues, and continued his words as follows:
“While people struggle to find masks in many countries of the world, the masks supplied by our government and the Ministry of Health are delivered to our citizens' homes by our PTT organization. As part of this important task undertaken by PTT, we act in full coordination with our relevant ministries and institutions. PTT's e-commerce platform ePttAVM.com and e-Government mask requests quickly set out to be delivered to our citizens' homes via PTT Cargo. I would like to indicate a point again; As PTT, we do not charge any fees for home pensions and aid payments and the delivery of masks. ”
“Maximum hygiene measures are applied in work environments”
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that PTT personnel, like healthcare workers and security forces, worked with great devotion in this process and that there were also citizens who wanted to volunteer for distribution and who wanted to volunteer.
Karaismailoğlu said, “Our citizens should be happy on this issue; packaging and distribution works are carried out in a meticulous, safe and disciplined manner with a strong team. Maximum hygiene measures are applied in working environments. Masks are packaged within the framework of hygiene rules and sent to addresses after this process. ” he spoke.
“Do not go to PTT branches unless it is mandatory”
Emphasizing that they are working with all their strengths to meet all needs without going to PTT branches, with all mask distribution and PTT services offered over the internet, Karaismailoğlu aims to; He underlined that “ensuring that citizens stay away from this pandemic environment as much as possible”.
Karaismailoğlu said, “Therefore, I call our citizens again, do not go to PTT branches unless it is compulsory for your own health, for the health and safety of your loved ones and our society. Please stay home. ” used expressions.
Reiterating that there are employees who start their lives in this process, Karaismailoğlu thanked the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Interior and its teams, all the employees working in the private sector and the public, and all citizens who facilitated the work by sincerely respecting the measures taken.