Sakarya Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim attended the opening ceremony of Kocaali Maritime Vocational School, which was established within Sakarya University of Applied Sciences.
The ceremony started with a moment of silence and the Turkish National Anthem. In addition to Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim; Sakarya Deputy Çiğdem Erdoğan Atabek, Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Ekrem Yüce, former Deputy Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Assoc. Dr. Hasan Ali Çelik, SUBÜ Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Saribıyık, District Governor Dr. Emre Nebioğlu, provincial heads of political parties, District Mayors, department chiefs, NGO members and academicians.
"+1 Application Trainings Will Be Applied"
Nuri Akkaş, Director of the Maritime Vocational School, who made the opening speech of the program, which was carried out in accordance with the social distance rules, stated that the curriculum for meeting the needs of the sector was created with the cooperation of the maritime sector, and that it was opened with the aim of improving all education stages with +1 application training, Kocaali Mayor Ahmet Acar Stating that its establishment in their districts is pleasing, he also stated that they will be in an effort to offer their best support and that their districts are on the verge of a different and important acceleration.
"Competent and Sufficient Technical Staff will be Equipped for the Sector"
Rector of SUBÜ, who mentioned that Maritime Vocational School was established within the body of universities in order to eliminate the lack of qualified intermediate workforce trained in the field of maritime transportation and to bring competent and sufficient technical staff to the sector. Dr. Mehmet Sarıbıyık, after consultations with the stakeholders of the university and the sector, it was decided to be established in Kocaali district, which stands out with its geographical location, proximity to port and railway connections, and has the potential to be a logistics center of our region and located in the center of the Northern Marmara Motorway, Karasu and Melenağzı Ports. He stated that the school will start education on October 2, 3 with -9 programs, 3 academic-110 administrative staff and 5 students.
"Maritime Studies Gained Importance"
The first commandment of our religion; "Read!" Mayor Ekrem Yüce stated that reading, knowing, learning and self-development are based on the basis of our religion and culture, that the majority of our population takes their bread out of the sea because three sides of our country are surrounded by the sea, and that conscious and specialized maritime works gain importance in this respect. also mentioned.
"Our Higher Education System is at an Advanced Level"
Wishing the new academic year auspicious and wishing success to all academicians and students, Çiğdem Erdoğan Atabek, Deputy of Sakarya, said that under the leadership of our President Mr.Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the efforts to renew the vocational schools in line with the needs of our industry have gained momentum and that our higher education system is at a very advanced level today.
"City of Peace and Trust"
In such a beautiful and auspicious program, Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim, who started his speech by expressing his pleasure to be in the town of Kocaali, Sakarya, where people live in a happy and peaceful way, said, “Before me, we have expressed both the purpose of this program and our district, our city and our country. Esteemed speakers and preachers expressed one by one how much it would contribute and how beneficial it would be.
"We are at the Triangulation Point"
Our Sakarya is exactly at a triangulation point. Sakarya also; A city of peace, a city of trust, a city of harmony, a city of tolerance, where people live in peace, live in safety, where our citizens from every province of our country come to live, live or visit, and even more is a city of love. Therefore, it is necessary to perceive this city, which has an international character, and define it as such, and see it as such, and while defining Sakarya, looking at Sakarya, talking from Sakarya, and expressing it, it is necessary to express these characteristics. Our special in Sakarya, Turkey is a rare and hospitable city. It is a city that opens its heart to its visitors, guests, whoever it is, opens its hearts, opens its house, opens its stove, shares the vaccine, therefore we are not proud of this city, however much we highlight these qualities, it still expresses these features properly. we cannot be.
"We Are Proceeding With Confident Steps In Every Area"
Our city is expanding, really developing, growing and taking a lead especially in certain areas. Sakarya; It is an agricultural city, an important industrial production city and an important tourism city, at the same time taking firm steps towards becoming the center of the defense industry, with such investments in the maritime field and in terms of the last discovered natural gas reserves and in terms of ports, logistics investments and especially Miami With its simulated beach, it is an extremely important city in terms of tourism and health tourism. In addition, Sakarya is a city that takes the lead in both transportation and logistics.
"Societies Producing Knowledge Will Be Leaders"
The world now lives in the information age. Countries that produce knowledge, analyze information, evaluate information, and turn it into a product will be the masters of the world. In the past, the agricultural society was the master of the countries, the industrial society was the master, but today the countries and cities that have knowledge, turn it into a precious commodity, turn it into a product, make it value-added will be successful, this has now become a reality of today. Therefore, you are all aware of the importance of information, information technologies, and producing and using them in a period when the identification of these intelligent artificial intelligence devices and robots is discussed in a period when smart cities, countries, buildings and even devices are discussed. Countries are now in a serious competition in this field, in a race and now the sectors are as new and old sectors; Whether in industry, tourism, agriculture or health, it is shaped and directed with a new generation vision.
"Sakarya is a Lucky City in Every Aspect"
From this point of view, I see our Sakarya very lucky, he has a very good balance, he has a foundation, he has a history, he has a knowledge, he also has a vision, he has a perspective, he has a horizon, he has a goal. . We think that Sakarya will be a global city with its potentials, knowledge, experience and very valuable actors, a city on a global scale, and we are extremely confident and hopeful that it will become an important production center, information center and attraction center in the world.
"Good Works Are Being Made With Unity and Togetherness"
Our Sakarya has now focused on these areas and issues very well, focused work, correct work, beautiful projects in really good cooperation with our precious MPs, the Metropolitan and district municipalities, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the actors of the city, the leaders of the new generation areas, Good work is being done and it continues to be done.
I would like to thank all the actors of the city on my behalf for this unity, solidarity and harmony, and I present my congratulations ”.
"Vocational School has been opened"
After the speeches, while the plaques were presented to those who contributed to the establishment of the Vocational School, Governor Çetin Oktay Kaldirim and his attendants cut the ribbon and examined the Vocational School building, which they opened.
In the Vocational School, which will start the 110-2020 education program with 2021 students; There are Shipbuilding Program and Maritime Transportation and Operation Program in the Motor Vehicles and Transportation Technologies Department, and Civil Defense and Firefighting Programs in the Property Protection and Security Department.