TARKEM, which was established with the cooperation of the public, civil society and private sector under the leadership of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, aims to make Kemeraltı and its surroundings a center of attraction. EGİAD formed a joint commission with Sergenç İneler, General Manager of TARKEM, spoke at the meeting where information was given about the works of Historical Kemeraltı İnşaat Yatırım Ticaret A.Ş., which was established with the partnership of the public, non-governmental and private sectors in order to contribute to the revitalization of historical, religious and touristic city values in and around Kemeraltı. joined.
Making the opening speech of the meeting EGİAD Chairman of the Board of Directors Alp Avni Yelkenbiçer stated that TARKEM carries out important works to protect and develop İzmir's urban values and to renew İzmir Historical City Center. EGİAD Noting that Kemeraltı has always been an important strategic target for our company, Yelkenbiçer said, “One of the main reasons for this is that Kemeraltı is one of the oldest shopping centers in history. For the development of this historically and culturally invaluable heritage with a history of approximately 7.000 years. EGİAD A City Report has been prepared. Preliminary studies were carried out on the outputs of this report, permissions were obtained from official institutions and a project was developed for the historical Portuguese Synagogue in Kemeraltı Bazaar. In recent years, projects have been carried out to revitalize Kemeraltı under the leadership of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality and TARKEM. EGİAD As Kemeraltı, we are always ready to do our part with projects and the continuation of our existing projects. In this context, we have formed a committee that will work together with TARKEM and meet regularly. With this webinar, we start the work of our board. I am sure that TARKEM's activity, experience and EGİADTogether with the dynamism of Turkey, we will undertake projects that will make an impact in the historical area, in Kemeraltı.”
Reminding that TARKEM's work in Kemeraltı is one of the most valuable examples of the public-private partnership model in our country, Yelkenbiçer said: “TARKEM is the proof of how effective the works carried out with common mind and cooperation can have in the development of a city, and that is why it has strategic importance. owner. Our goal is to make Kemeraltı the heart of İzmir with the coordination of partner institutions.”
TARKEM General Manager Sergenç İneler started his speech by evaluating the historical city centers. In partnership structure EGİADDrawing attention to the importance of the inclusion of Istanbul, İneler made statements about how the region should be revitalized and said, “When the transformation of such historical city centers in the world is examined, the common feature of the successful regions is that they brought together 3 important groups and they made a strategic plan that all parties agreed on. that is. Our aim is to develop the cultural and historical values of our city by preserving the inhabitants in situ and with a participatory management approach in cooperation with the public-private sector.”