In Kocaeli, where every shade of green and blue is located, Kandıra Seyrek Public Beach was awarded the blue flag for the environmentally friendly works of the Metropolitan. Thus, the blue in Kocaeli bayraklı The number of beaches increased to 7. Kocaeli's 7th Blue Flag started to fluctuate on Seyrek Beach with the participation of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tahir Büyükakın. President Büyükakın said, “Actually, this would be our 7th blue flag, not our 8th. But one of them has been suspended for the time being as part of mucilage. As Turkey, blue bayraklı As the number of beaches increases, we are heading towards the world championship. Blue flags are given by civil authorities, not public institutions. These are works that are not taken with favor, but with quality and effort. As Kocaeli Metropolitan, we do 100% biological treatment. After 3 years, we will be the first city to complete advanced biological treatment,'' he said.
LOCAL BLUE FLAG CEREMONY
Together with the 2022 evaluations of the Blue Flag awards given by the International Environmental Education Foundation, headquartered in Copenhagen, Turkey's total blue bayraklı the number of beaches increased to 531. Every year in May, after the awards are announced, it organizes a “Local Blue Flag Ceremony” at the local level and organizes all blue flags in Turkey. bayraklı It is ensured that the flag is hoisted and promoted to represent the beaches. This year's ceremony is all blue in Turkey. bayraklı It was held at Kandıra Seyrek Public Beach, representing the beaches. In addition, Kandıra Seyrek Public Beach was awarded the blue flag. Thus, 7 beaches in Kocaeli are blue. bayraklı It was.
WIDE PARTICIPATION IN THE CEREMONY
Deputy Governor İsmail Gültekin, Metropolitan Mayor Tahir Büyükakın, Kandıra District Governor Mehmet Ünal, President of the Turkish Environment and Education Foundation and former Minister of Tourism Abdulkadir Ateş, Kandıra Mayor Adnan Turan, Gebze Mayor Zinnur Büyükgöz, Dilovası Mayor Hamza Şayir, Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Fatih Dağdelen, Provincial Health Director Yüksel Pehlevan, former Minister of Health Kazım Dinç, mayors of neighboring provinces and citizens. Local plays and theater plays were also staged in the program.
“THE 531 POINTS HAVE BLUE FLAG”
Speaking first in the program, TÜRCEV President Ateş said, “When I was a minister, we saw that such a foundation was necessary. We founded TÜRCEV 29 years ago. Glad we built it. Today, our blue flag is flying at 531 points. We strive to create a healthier and more beautiful environment for you. We've been doing this for years. We are currently the third in the world in the blue flag. We will develop ourselves further. this flag kazanIt's hard to get but easy to lose. When we see 10 cigarette butts here, we have to lower the flag. You have to protect the sea and our beaches,” he said.
“SAVE THE BEACHES”
Speaking after Ateş, Kandıra Mayor Turan said that Kandıra is the largest geography of Kocaeli. Stating that 87 percent of Kandıra is full of greenery and blue, Turan said, “We are receiving our 7th blue flag. Hopefully this number will increase. These places need to be protected. Those who have seen the old version of Seyrek Beach know the difference with now. Our Kandıra has a population of 250 thousand residents in the summer and 1 million on holidays. I want everyone to own these beaches,” he said.
“THE REGIONAL PEOPLE HAVE REQUESTS”
Speaking at the end of the program, President Büyükakın said, “Our President of TÜRÇEV gave a valuable speech. A success story that needs to be told at length. The people of this shade deserve the blue flag and more. In 2019, we came to examine this place with our Kandıra Mayor. The people of the region had wishes. We started from one side. By the grace of Allah, we have brought it to this stage and it will be even better. In fact, this would be our 7th blue flag, not our 8th. But one of them has been suspended for the time being as part of mucilage. As Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, we proudly tell you what we do everywhere. We've done things to be proud of. We do 100 percent biological treatment. After 3 years, we will be the first city to complete advanced biological treatment”.
“BE CAREFUL OF THE NO SEA PLATE”
from purification kazanExpressing that they started to research how to use the water, President Büyükakın said that they recycle waste water with advanced biological facilities. kazanHe pointed out that man will be an environmental policy. Stating that 2005 people have been saved from drowning by the Metropolitan's teams and volunteer lifeguards since 14, Mayor Büyükakın concluded his words as follows: “Our citizens who lost their lives died on the other side of the buoys or outside the working hours of our teams. Please do not swim in the places where you see the no swimming sign. Blue bayraklı As the number of beaches increases, we are heading towards the world championship. Blue flags are given by civil authorities, not public institutions. These are not things taken with favor. It is the work taken with quality and effort. I would like to thank my friends who made us feel this pride.”