Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer attended the traditional meeting held at the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Fisheries Market due to the end of the hunting ban. Visiting the shopkeepers in the market, Mayor Soyer wished the fishermen who cast their first nets after months, have a fruitful season.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer came together with the fishermen by saying 'Vira Bismillah' for the new hunting season that started on September 1. Visiting the tradesmen at the traditional meeting held at the Fisheries Market of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality in Buca, Mayor Soyer did not break the tradition and exchanged siftah. Wishing the fishermen who cast their first nets a good season after months, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer said, "I wish the season to be plentiful and fruitful."
Fish consumption should increase
Mehmet Şahin Çakan, President of the Fishermen Businessmen Association, also wished the new season to be beneficial and said, “Personal fish consumption in Turkey during the pandemic period in 2020 was quite low compared to many countries. We need to increase the consumption of healthy, clean, high protein fish. It is our responsibility to do that," he said.
In addition to İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer, CHP İzmir Deputy Kamil Okyay Sındır, AK Party İzmir Deputy Ceyda Bölünmez Çankırı, MHP İzmir Deputy Tamer Osmanağaoğlu, Buca Mayor Erhan Kılıç, Buca District Governor Mahmut Nedim Tunçer, İzmir Chamber of Commerce President. Chairman of the Board Mahmut Özgener, Provincial Director of Agriculture Mustafa Özen, İzmir Provincial Chairman of the IYI Party Hüsmen Kırkpınar, MHP İzmir Provincial Chairman Veysel Şahin, CHP Buca District President Hacer Taş, Secretary General of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Buğra Gökçe and tradesmen participated.