Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyercontinued its holiday tours with the municipality personnel. Soyer, who met with the ESHOT drivers who set off for the first time in the morning at 05.00, said, “The lives of hundreds of passengers you carry every day are entrusted to you. That's why it's such a huge responsibility. We are proud of all of you for handling this.”
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerToday, ESHOT General Directorate, Park and Gardens, Police, Fire Brigade, Information Processing and Cemeteries departments, visited the personnel of Eşrefpaşa Hospital and celebrated their holidays. Mayor Soyer finally celebrated with the staff in the main service building of the Metropolitan Municipality.
“My childhood dream was to become a bus driver”
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality General Secretary Dr. President, who came to ESHOT's Buca Adatepe Garage at 05.00:XNUMX in the morning with Buğra Gökçe. Tunç SoyerHere, ESHOT General Manager Erhan Bey and DİSK Aegean Region Representative Memiş Sarı were greeted by drivers preparing for duty. Celebrating one by one with the drivers who will go on the expedition, Soyer reminded that it is the 77th anniversary of the establishment of ESHOT and said, “So institutions remain, we are passengers. We are passing. During this time, we are keeping watch. It is an honor for all of us to be a part of such a deep-rooted institution. It is proud,” he said. He also mentioned his childhood memories in his speech. Tunç Soyer, said: “When I was 8-10 years old, I really wanted to be a bus driver. It was my greatest ideal in life. Kismet, I couldn't be myself, but today I had the opportunity to share it with you."
“You represent us proudly”
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer“It's easy to say, you carry hundreds of people every day. They are entrusted to you. That's why it's such a huge responsibility. We are proud of you all for getting through this. At the same time, you are the face of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality before the people of Izmir. Therefore, your stance actually represents the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. You start your day at five in the morning. Sleepless days. It's really not easy. I would like to thank each and every one of you individually for representing us with pride.”
Stating that the municipality is a large institution and therefore they cannot meet with the employees frequently, Mayor Soyer said: “Make sure that a friend will make a mistake that ties us all. Therefore, I ask you to always remind each other of this. Because İzmir's name is very big. We will try to grow together. ”
"Turkey is closely following the Izmir"
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyercontinued its holiday visits with the campus of the Department of Parks and Gardens. Here, Soyer was welcomed by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Parks and Gardens Department Head Çiğdem Uğurluoğlu Asıcı and employees. President Soyer, who wants everyone to make an effort to do their job in the best way, said, “The work we all have done is interconnected and we all complement each other. Turkey follows Izmir closely. And everything we do or don't do is recorded somewhere. We have an important place in terms of social democratic municipality in Turkey. It's a responsibility. It is up to us to protect it and move it forward.”
“If it makes the change, Izmir will do it”
Referring to the country's economic situation Tunç Soyer, said: “We know that whatever we complain about or disturb in Turkey, better is possible. We have to expect this from ourselves, not from anyone else. Turkey is really getting worse. Just ten years ago, a minimum wage earner could get six quarters of gold, but now he can get three. In ten years each of us was half impoverished. We live in a difficult country. We know that the solution lies in a fairer and more democratic administration. We are the ones who will build it. We make a mistake if we expect someone else to solve it. If we produce good service, if we do the right municipality, we will pave the way for change in Turkey. If it does this, Izmir will do it, we will. That's why the effort of each of you is very valuable.”