Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe stated that local goods trams are on the agenda of all municipalities and that the ministry also imposes a 51 percent local requirement on imports as a result of Bursa's efforts.
Burhan Sakallı, Mayor of Odunpazarı, Eskişehir, visited Sıtkı Karaca, the head of the MÜSİAD Eskişehir Branch, and Recep Altepe, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality.
Stating that Bursa has realized an investment that will inspire the Turkish industry especially with the production of domestic trams and they came to Bursa to see this investment on site, Odunpazarı Mayor Burhan Sakallı said, “We are following the works of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality with great interest from Eskişehir. The main reason for our visit is to see the 'Silkworm' on site, which the Metropolitan Municipality has implemented in cooperation with the private sector. Although there is an infrastructure in this area in Eskişehir, this study could not be realized. This is an important work that can be described as the 'silent revolution' of Bursa in the near future. I congratulate those who contributed, especially our Metropolitan Mayor. ” said.
MÜSİAD Eskişehir Branch President Sıtkı Karaca reminded that energy is the most important item in Turkey's current account deficit, followed by the importation of high technology products. Expressing that it is important to produce high-tech products in Turkey in order to close the current account deficit, Karaca said, “The production of light rail system vehicles that require advanced technology in Turkey is an important factor in this sense. kazanNS. In addition, the certification of high-tech vehicles such as airplanes and trams is a very difficult process. It has accomplished an important work by succeeding in getting the Bursa certification. May it be beneficial for Bursa and our country.” he said.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Recep Altepe stated that Turkey is a country with goals and that countries with goals should produce their city brands, adding that Bursa, a city with goals, to produce domestic trams is an important factor for the country. kazanHe emphasized that.
Stating that as local governments, they are mainly interested in urban furniture and that rail system vehicles are on the agenda of all cities today, Mayor Altepe said, “Because we pay big money for these vehicles bought from abroad. As soon as we took office, he said 'we must produce it locally'. Although not many believers, we achieved this in a short period of 3 years. The tram, which was produced under the direction of industry by our Metropolitan Municipality, has world standards and all certificates have been received. The company that made the production took the tender we opened, and by the end of this month, the local trams will be on the streets of Bursa. With Bursa's efforts in this area, the Ministry also imposed a 51 percent domestic requirement for imports. In addition, the company that produces the domestic tram has now started to build the high-speed train infrastructures of Europe. This study gives a different dimension to the industry. kazannagged.” he said.
At the end of the visit, Mayor Altepe presented the Mayor of Odunpazarı Burhan Sakallı with a handmade Bursa knife in memory of the day.