Marmara Municipalities Association and Kocaeli Metropolitan Mayor Assoc. Prof. Tahir Büyükakın, who informed the citizens at every opportunity with the statements he made about combating the corona virus, noted that they took all necessary measures against the Kovid-19 outbreak and worked continuously. Mayor Büyükakın, who is also working on investments and projects for the city's needs, said, “I will ask for the authority to call our Metropolitan Assembly for an extraordinary meeting and sign a protocol for the construction of the tram line to reach Kocaeli City Hospital with the resources of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.” made the explanation.
“OUR MINISTRY OF A GREAT INVESTMENT HAS BEEN TAKEN UP”
Emphasizing that the Darıca-Gebze-OSBs metro project, which is the biggest investment of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, has been taken over by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Mayor Büyükakın said, “Our ministry has undertaken a larger investment than our five-year investment budget. The tram line, which is another stage of Akçaray serving in the center of Izmit and will go to Kuruçeşme, is one of our other big projects we will do with our own resources ”.
“PROJECTS WILL BE DONE BY IMPORTANCE”
Stating that they allocate their important resources to social benefits and services due to the corona virus, this does not mean that they will not make some investments. Now, as I increase social assistance expenditures within the scope of corona measures, I do not see any drawbacks of postponing some non-priority investments. But certainly not to think like this, do not think that something will not be done as an excuse for corona virus precautions, ”he said.