Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş said, “We have placed a domestic company requirement in the sub-prequalification tender. The project will be made and we will definitely set a local requirement when it reaches the construction stage after the project is completed. Because OSTİM is a place capable of doing this. ” said.
Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş, Ankara City Council President Halil İbrahim Yılmaz and municipal administrators visited OSTİM Technical University.
Chairman Yavaş, OSTİM Chairman of the Board and OSTİM Technical University Chairman of the Board of Trustees Orhan Aydın, and Rector of OSTİM Technical University on projects that can be done with OSTİM. Dr. He exchanged views with Murat Yülek and OSTİM OSB Regional Manager Adem Arıcı on cooperation.
In the continuation of his visit, Yavaş was informed by the lecturers about the training opportunities in the laboratories of OSTİM Technical University.
The indigenous condition will be set
Noting that they support OSTİM as a municipality, Yavaş pointed out the capabilities and competencies of the regional companies and clusters and said, “We have set the domestic company requirement for the sub-prequalification tender. The project will be made and we will definitely set a local requirement when it reaches the construction stage after the project is completed. Because OSTİM is a place capable of doing this. ” He expressed his opinion.
Drawing attention to the importance of Organized Industrial Zones (OIZ) for the city economy, Mansur Yavaş said that they will continue to provide the services that OIZs need as a municipality and they act together with OIZs in meeting their employment demands.
There are companies that make the entire metro
Orhan Aydın, Chairman of the Board of OSTİM and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of OSTİM Technical University, nearly 10 years ago, the deceased Professor. Dr. He explained that with the project led by Sedat Çelikdoğan, they localized more than 200 parts of the Ankara subway.
Reminding that the repair and maintenance of the two metro cars that had an accident were also done at OSTİM, Aydın said, “We fought for the Ankara metro to be domestic. Of course, the Chinese firm took the job. Nevertheless, it was stipulated to make 51 percent domestic. Now these 51s rose to 70-80 percent. Even our domestic and national brands that make the entire metro are out. ” said.
At the point of meeting the needs of the municipalities, Orhan Aydın, who draws attention to Ankara's university, industry, technopark ecosystem, said, “There is an incredible potential that can be utilized in Ankara. In Ankara, Turkey's intellectual capacity. But there is a need for a mechanism to coordinate this. ” expressed his proposal.
“Be the pioneer of opening Ankara companies to the world”
Rector of OSTİM Technical University Dr. Murat Yülek emphasized that Ankara is an industrial city. Yülek said, “It is very important that you follow the condition of localization as the mayor. Because I hope you will be the pioneer of opening Ankara companies to the world. Ankara industry should become a world industry, it should be under your leadership. This is also valid for every mayor. ” gave the message.
Pointing to the contributions of the domestic product choice to the country's economy and the effects of social life, Murat Yülek said, “Our municipality will buy with our taxes; If a subway vehicle we can build here is produced abroad, our children will be unemployed. 200 thousand blue and white collar people in this region can benefit from these services of our municipality. ” shared his opinion.