İBB subsidiary KİPTAŞ and Beylikdüzü Municipality laid the foundation for the "KIPTAŞ Beylikdüzü Kırlanevler Project", which will carry out the urban transformation of 260 apartments that had to live in earthquake-proof houses for years due to political obstructions. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu, emphasizing that she lived one of her happiest moments, said, “We hope and wish that; No child or family in Istanbul should go to bed hesitantly at home for fear of earthquakes,” he said.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) subsidiary KIPTAŞ and Beylikdüzü Municipality signed on 11 November 2020, resolving the urban transformation problem that has not been resolved for years in the Gürpınar Siteler Region. Beylikdüzü Mayor Mehmet Murat Çalık and KİPTAŞ General Manager Ali Kurt, IMM President Ekrem İmamoğluAll bureaucratic procedures were completed after the signatures of . The foundations of the "KIPTAŞ Beylikdüzü Kırlenenevler Project", which will carry out the urban transformation of 260 apartments that had to live in earthquake-proof houses for years due to political obstacles, were laid. İmamoğlu, who laid the foundation of the project together with CHP deputies Emine Gülizar Emecan, Turan Aydoğan, Beylikdüzü Mayor Çalık, Avcılar Mayor Turan Hançerli, Şişli Mayor Muammer Keskin, KİPTAŞ General Manager Kurt and rightful citizens, made evaluations to journalists at the construction site.
“WELCOME TO OUR ISTANBUL”
Saying, "This valuable project related to the urban transformation in Gurpinar, may be beneficial for our Istanbul," İmamoğlu said, "Urban transformation means the elimination of the greatest threat related to the earthquake. At this point, let's announce to our citizens that we are working effectively in the field with our whole team in 39 districts of Istanbul. Perhaps one of my happiest moments is to begin the transformation in this field in Gürpınar, which was long and grueling, but unfortunately delayed in part by the hindrance of some political will. We hope and wish that; In Istanbul, no child or family should hesitantly go to bed at home for fear of an earthquake. This is a big fight. In this struggle, we must put forward our struggle in solidarity, from our ministry to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, from the district municipalities to all institutions and organizations. This requires a sense of mobilization. In order to reinforce and develop this feeling, I personally and my whole team will always continue to do our part.”