Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, became the first president to announce his candidacy for re-election in 2013. Topbas also announced that Erdogan will be a candidate for President.
He explained that Istanbul's transportation problem will be largely resolved in 2016. He emphasized that although the metro is made by governments and related ministries in many cities of the world, the metropolitan municipality has made the metro in Istanbul and they are the municipality that invested the most in metro.
Topbas, İkitelli-Bağcılar-Basaksehir metro line is completed on a large scale, the test drive continues, the stations will be opened after the removal of minor shortcomings, he said.
He stated that there is a subway line work towards the Kayabaşı District and the city to be established, and that they focused on adding an arm from Bahçeşehir and Esenyurt to this subway line.
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