Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Ekrem İmamoğlu, made investigations in the Hacıosman Grove, whose name was changed to "Atatürk City Forest" after the arrangement works. Stating that the park is an impressive area, İmamoğlu said, "It was a pity that an area close to the metro transportation and inside the residences was not at the service of Istanbul." Noting that the citizens can easily reach the region from the Hacıosman and Darüşşafaka metro stations, İmamoğlu said, “They will be able to come and walk from various parts of Istanbul. A walking track of 12 kilometers is formed here,” he said.
IMM President Ekrem İmamoğluOn October 12, 2019, he visited the Hacıosman Grove in Sarıyer and said, “We aim to open this beautiful treasure to the people of Istanbul and to create sports opportunities for children, especially walking and jogging paths, while fully preserving the natural texture. There is no better project than this. The most beautiful project; nature,” he said. The work carried out in the region by the IMM Park, Garden and Green Areas Department has come to an end.
NAME HAS BEEN CHANGED AS "ATATÜRK URBAN FOREST"
Imamoglu made examinations in the grove that came to the end point and whose name will be changed as “Ataturk City Forest”. Accompanied by Sarıyer Mayor Şükrü Genç, Imamoğlu, Professor of Park, Garden and Green Areas Department. Dr. Yasin Çağatay Seçkin was informed about the works. After the information meeting, the field study was started. Imamoglu and the accompanying delegation; He examined the walking track, the viewing terrace and pond surroundings on site.
“AN IMPRESSIVE AREA”
İmamoğlu evaluated the study tour by the natural pond. Stating that the park in Hacıosman is an impressive area, İmamoğlu said, “It is a pity that an area close to metro transportation and inside the residences is not at the service of Istanbul. Here our friends reveal a character. Our friends coordinate an environment where only people can walk and breathe, keeping it completely natural. In the places where there is wildlife, it is active with certain principles, up to the complete dehumanization. “Although we probably won't be able to go out on the streets on May 19, I hope we will take a walk here for the youth”.
“I feel grateful to those who passed the labor”
İmamoğlu noted that citizens can easily reach the region from Hacıosman and Darüşşafaka metro stations, and said, “They will be able to come and walk from various places in Istanbul. A walking track of about 12 kilometers is formed here. I am grateful to the friends who contributed. I hope that we will find the morale by living the pleasure of giving Istanbul the name of Atatürk City Forest.