In their joint statement, Eskişehir OSB President Nadir Küpeli and Deputy Chairman Metin Saraç stated that they are ready for Covid-19 tests to be conducted in Eskişehir. Description; They stated that the intense contacts with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Industry and Technology were continuing to make the Covid-19 screening test, which started to be carried out in the OIZs in Kocaeli and Ankara, free of charge in the establishments in Eskişehir OSB as soon as possible.
Nadir Küpeli, Chairman of the Board of Eskişehir Organized Industrial Zone (EOSB), said that some measures should be taken in order for the provincial industry and its production to survive the pandemic process with minimal damage. President Küpeli stated that they had intense meetings with the Ministry of Industry and Technology and the Ministry of Health to establish the Covid-19 test center in Eskişehir, and that they made an official application in this regard.
President Küpeli said that they made a written application to the Ministry of Health on May 14 and said, “We have been talking to our Ministry of Health for a long time about conducting choranavirus tests free of charge. We verbally conveyed our desire to work on this matter during the meeting we held in Eskişehir Health Provincial Directorate on May 11. Then, on May 14, we made our written application to the Ministry of Health to establish the Eskişehir Organized Industrial Zone (EOSB) Test Center and to keep it active for use in a similar epidemic today and in the future. Our industrial institutions constitute the most important and driving force of Eskişehir economy. We have more than 542 thousand employees in our 44 enterprises in Eskişehir OSB. Considering that each person is in contact with at least 3 people in their home, it becomes evident that a possible virus spread can affect at least 130 thousand people. It's so high number. Our government has managed the epidemic process very well in the last 3 months. We, the industrialists, contributed to the survival of our economy by producing and exporting. During this time, many of our employees and their relatives always worked with anxiety while they were doing their job, of course, we took our highest level of precautions in the fields of production and social equipment. All precautions and warnings of the scientific committee and the Ministry of Health have been applied meticulously in our enterprises since the first day. ”
“We are ready to take on the entire task in the tests to be carried out in our city”
Küpeli continued his words as follows: “In the period of Pandemic, our Provincial Directorate of Industry and Technology also examined these measures quickly on site, and we thank them for their support and guidance. As the country, we show a good picture in every respect regarding the epidemic. In order not to be affected by a second wave in the epidemic, it is very important to perform the choranavirus tests to be performed in the industry especially in OIZs. In this regard, intense tests started to be carried out in the OIZs in Kocaeli and Ankara in cooperation with the Ministries of Industry and Technology and Health. As Eskişehir Organized Industrial Zone, we state that we are ready to take on the entire task in these tests to be carried out in our city. In Eskişehir OSB, which is the center where the industry is the busiest in Eskişehir, we can pass these tests for free in a short time with the organization of our Regional Directorate.
Eskişehir OSB Covid-19 Ready to Test
EOSB Deputy Chairman Metin Saraç stated that he was ready to start the testing process in the organized industrial zone as a directorate and stated that this issue was specially mentioned at the OSBÜK Extended Board Meeting held on May 14 with the participation of Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank. He said he brought it.
Saraç stated that Eskişehir OSB specifically conveyed to Varank, the Minister of Industry and Technology, that he wanted to do this test as soon as possible, and that the written application on the matter was forwarded to the Ministry of Health. Deputy Chairman Saraç said that Eskişehir OIZ Directorate could perform this process in Eskişehir with the support of both ministries and the test center planned to be established will also serve the provincial industry in such new pandemics that may occur in the future.