The Experience and Information Sharing Programme: “Municipal Incorporations and Urban Transformation” organized by Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) in cooperation with Şahinbey Municipality and Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) for the members in Kygryz Republic has completed.

State Secretary of the State Agency on Local Governments Sanjar Ikramov, Head of Prime Ministry Local Government Sector Zhetigen Bakirov and also the mayors of member municipalities, representatives of local governments in Kyrgyz Republic were located in the twenty-person delagation.

“Urban Transformation Became a Necessity”

In addition to State Secretary of the State Agency on Local Governments Ikramov and Head of Prime Ministry Local Government Sector Bakirov; Deputy Predisent of TDBB and Mayor of Zeytinburnu Municipality Murat Aydın, Istanbul Metoropolitan Municipality Head of Fund Raising and Incorporations Department Cemal Özdemir and Marmara University academician Prof. Dr. Mustafa Çelen have participated to the Opening Session.

After the informative speech of Secretary General Fahri Solak about programme, Deputy President of TDBB Murat Aydın has remarked the necessity of the urban transformation. Aydın said that “Urban transformation is essential for decreasing life quality and reducing the problems after natural disasters” and added “Urban transformation works have been in progress for 14 years”

Head of Prime Ministry Local Government Sector Bakirov made his speech in the name of Kyrgyz Delegation and said “These kind of programmes improve the relations between two countries. We will avail our experience in Turkey and we are so glad about developments in Turkey. We take the succesful applications in Turkey as example.”

Istanbul Metoropolitan Municipality Head of Fund Raising and Incorporations Department Cemal Özdemir, stated the 26 incorporations of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 8 sector and the operation systems of the incorprations and he said: “Municipal Incorprations has been serving for he needs of public”

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Çelen made a comparative presentation about the financial sources of local governments.

Delegation Examined The Urban Transformation Works of Şahinbey On Site

The participants went to Şahinbey on 12-13 November within the scope of the programe themed Municipal Incorporations and Urban Transformation.

Mehmet Tahmazoğlu member of of TDBB Executive Board, touched on the budget issue of expropriation and said: “We offer to citizens whose residences will be destroyed two options: pay the sale price of their residence or give one of the residences that we built. By this way, we could have deal with %95 of our citizens. Citizen satisfaction is always priorty for us.”  After his presentation, delegation visited the projects of municipality with Tahmazoğlu.

The Incorporations of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Shared Its Informaton and Experience

In the Istanbul part of the programme, the delegation was informed by Fund Raising and Incorporations Department about the structure and process of the incorporations. Later on, delegation made official visits to ISPARK that offers technological solutions to parking issue, ISTON A.Ş that designs new and modern look for city furnitures, KIPTAŞ A.Ş that has deviced a lot of social projects on social residence topic and Halk Ekmek A.Ş that produced more than 1 million bread every day.

Certificates of Participation Were Presented

At the end of the programme, Halk Ekmek A.Ş organised a dinner and during it the certificates of participation were presented by Salih Bekaroğlu the General Manager of Halk Ekmek A.Ş and Fahri Solak Secretary General of TDBB in the  certificate ceremony.

20 Local Government Representatives From Kyrgyz Republic Participated To The Programme

The programme was held intensively with the participation of Sancar Ikramov State Secretary of The State Agency on Local Governments of Kyrgyz Republic, Zhetigen Bakirov Head of Prime Ministry Local Government Sector of Kyrgyz Republic, Abish Khalmurzaev Mayor of Kyzyl-Kiya City, Kiyanbek Satilbaldiev Mayor of Mayluu Suu Municipality, Abdumalik Apsamatov Mayor of Kerben Municipality, Kubat Musaev Mayor of Balykchy Municipality, Bolot Abakirov Mayor of Cholpan-Ata Municipality, Anarbek Kushubekov Mayor of Talas Municipality, Zarlik Turgunbayev Mayor of Kara-Suu Municipality, Erkin Abdrahmanov Mayor of Kant Municipality, Daniyar Shabdanov Mayor of Kara-Balta Municipality, Zhumgalbek Dushebekov Mayor of Orlavka Municipality, Zhyrgal Shamraliev Deputy Mayor of Tokmok Municipality, Aynakan Temirbayeva Deputy Mayor of Tach-Komur Municipality, Inavat Mamarasulova Kadamjay Municipality Head of Department, Shamshiddin Khalov Director of  “Suluktu Tazasukanal” Municipal Incorporation, Aisha Anarbayeva Kara-Kul Municipality Head of Department, Tolonbek Bakirov Administrator of Calal Abad Public Transportation  Services, Esantur Omuraliyev Narin Municipality Head of Department and Burul Kakenova Shopakov Municipality Head of Department.