Burulaş, an affiliate of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, stated that it did not implement the decision published in the Official Gazette, which was published in the Official Gazette, on the grounds that there was no parliamentary decision, that healthcare workers could benefit from public transportation free of charge until the end of the year.
The free use of public transportation, which was implemented in metropolitan cities such as Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir and put into effect to support healthcare professionals struggling with epidemic disease with great devotion, ended in Bursa as of September. According to the decision published in the Official Gazette with the signature of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on August 28, the right of personnel working in all public and private health institutions and organizations that provide health services within the scope of measures to prevent the spread of the new type of coronavirus epidemic, free transportation and access to public social facilities was extended. This right granted to healthcare professionals in Bursa is not implemented by Burulaş on the grounds that there is no parliamentary decision.
No assembly decision!
On September 14, Bursa Medical Chamber President Assoc. Dr. The information that Alpaslan Türkkan requested in writing was given by Burulaş two weeks later on October 2. In the letter signed by General Manager Mehmet Kürşat Çapar, “There is no parliamentary decision that has reached us regarding the right to free travel for our healthcare workers. The issue is on the agenda of our senior management, and we kindly request you to make an announcement from all our media organs in case of any change. While healthcare workers in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir benefit from public transportation free of charge, BTO President Türkkan, who reacted against the denial of this right to health workers in Bursa, stated that public transportation should be provided free of charge to physicians and healthcare professionals who work devotedly in the fight against diseases.