Heads of chambers and stock exchanges in Turkey met at Gökmen Space Aviation Training Center, Turkey's first space themed training center. TOBB and TOGG Chairman of the Board Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that Bursa leads the industrialization of Anatolia and said, “We are fulfilling our dream of producing a domestic and national automobile in Bursa. This historic initiative opens its doors on October 29, God willing, and the factory officially starts production. Very soon, we are starting to see TOGG together on the streets of Bursa.” said. TOBB President Hisarcıklıoğlu said that GUHEM, which was brought to the city under the leadership of BTSO, is the work of a great vision.
GUHEM, Europe's largest center in its field, which was implemented under the leadership of Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BTSO) in cooperation with the Metropolitan Municipality and TUBITAK, hosted the heads of chambers and exchanges in Turkey. The organization hosted by BTSO and Bursa Commodity Exchange (BTB) was attended by TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıkloğlu, BTSO Chairman of the Board İbrahim Burkay and BTSO Assembly President Ali Uğur, as well as Bursa Governor Yakup Canbolat, Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, Bursa Deputies, TOBB Members of the Board of Directors, BTB President Özer Matlı, AK Party Provincial President Davut Gürkan, city protocol and Bursa business world representatives attended. Speaking at the meeting, TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu said that they had a good program with the heads of chambers and exchanges in Bursa, one of the most important production centers in Turkey.
“INDUSTRIALIZATION OF ANATOLIA STARTED IN BURSA”
Hisarcıklıoğlu emphasized that Bursa, which adds value to the economy, is a city that always produces value for Turkey with its traders and industrialists, and said, “The industrialization of Anatolia started in Bursa. Turkey's first organized industrial zone was established in the 1960s under the leadership of Bursa TSO. Today, Bursa has become the locomotive of our country's economy with its qualified human resources, R&D and innovation-oriented production with high added value, logistics opportunities, advanced technology-based agriculture and detailed export structure. he said.
“COMING SOON YOU WILL SEE TOGG ON BURSA STREETS”
Underlining that Turkey's dream of domestic and national automobile, which was unfinished 60 years ago, has become reality with TOGG, Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “We are also realizing our dream of producing a domestic and national automobile in Bursa. Under the leadership of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, this historic initiative opens its doors on October 29, God willing, and the factory officially starts production. In the first quarter of 2023, we are going to sell domestically. In other words, we are starting to see TOGG together on the streets of Bursa very soon.” said.
7 NEW SCHOOLS FROM TOBB TO BURSA
Pointing out that TOBB has brought many works to Bursa, TOBB President Hisarcıklıoğlu said, “We restored the Green Tomb, the gift of the first Mehmet, who made the Ottoman's rebirth possible, and ensured its preservation. Again, we carried out the restoration of Bursa Cumalıkızık houses, one of the first settlements of the Ottoman Empire. We built Bursa Osmangazi Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey Anatolian Imam Hatip High School with 50 classrooms, one of the biggest schools we have ever built. Now, at the request of Bursa chambers and commodity exchanges, we have decided to start a new initiative as TOBB. We will build 7 more schools in Gemlik, İnegöl, İznik, Karacabey, Mustafakemalpaşa, Orhangazi and Yenişehir, if Allah wills. Good luck with these schools in Bursa.”
“A WORK OF A VISION BEHIND GUHEM BURSA”
Rifat Hisarcıkloğlu stated that GUHEM, Turkey's first space-themed training center, is the work of a vision and said, “GUHEM is one of the world's leading centers in space and aviation. I especially congratulate my brother İbrahim Burkay. This center, which befits BTSO's vision, was brought to our city.” he said.
“WE ARE THE DRAGING POWER OF OUR COUNTRY”
İbrahim Burkay, Chairman of BTSO Board of Directors, said that there are opportunities in the world where competition is carried into space and whose borders cannot even be predicted, such as artificial intelligence technologies and virtual reality. Taking a breather in crisis periods, reviewing what has been done, addressing the opportunities of the new period zamUnderlining that there were moments in our chambers and commodity exchanges, Burkay said, “At a time when the whole world is struggling with extraordinary conditions, under the leadership of our President Rifat, we represent our private sector in the best way by strengthening the unity and solidarity of our sectors, producing solutions instead of surrendering to problems, leading change and transformation. institutions have been. We are the driving power of both our companies and our country with the projects we put forward in every field from production to trade, from employment to export. Same as chambers and exchanges zamAt the same time, we are the most important actors of our country's strategic goals. Our chambers and exchanges bear the signature of many projects that integrate with the ideals of Turkey, from digital transformation to high-tech production and export.” used his statements.
“WE INTEGRATED EVERY PROJECT WITH COUNTRY TARGETS”
Stating that they integrate every project implemented in Bursa within the scope of Turkey's 2023 strategies with the country's targets, President Burkay said, “As a result of all these, in line with Turkey's high-tech production and export targets, TEKNOSAB, our Bursa Model Factory as the key to digital transformation, our new BUTEKOM for the next generation R&D and excellence centers,
In order to strengthen our human capital, we have implemented many exemplary strategic projects such as MESYEB and BUTGEM. We have implemented our GUHEM project, which is one of the key projects of change and transformation in the urban economy, in line with this vision. Supporting the 'national technology, strong industry' breakthrough of our country, GUHEM has succeeded in taking its place among the reference institutions not only in our geography but also all over the world.” said.
“IT IS VERY GOOD TO BE GATHERED AROUND THE SAME TABLE”
TOBB Board Member and BTB President Özer Matlı stated that they are happy and excited to host 365 chambers and commodity exchange presidents in Bursa and said: zamIt is very nice to be able to gather around the same table with the strength we get from our community as it is at the moment. May Allah not break our unity and solidarity. With a history of 8.500 years, Bursa impresses with its industry, history, culture and tourism, as well as gastronomy and culinary culture. With its geographically indicated food products grown on fertile soils and a highly developed food industry, Bursa is one of the lifebloods of Turkey. Thank you all for not leaving us alone on this beautiful night.” said.
THANKS TO TOBB
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş stated that Bursa has an important potential in the textile, automotive, machinery and agriculture sectors and said, “We are a city that hosts hundreds of foreign investors, including world giants. We have an export of 16 billion dollars. We have a foreign trade volume of 25 billion dollars. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu played an active role in the establishment of TOGG in Bursa. There are educational institutions built in the city with the help of TOBB. I heartily congratulate him.” said.
Bursa Governor Yakup Canbolat stated that Bursa is a center of attraction with its investor potential and said, “Our city is a city that is at the top of the list of domestic and foreign investors. Our city, which makes important contributions to exports, has made significant investments in the last 20 years with the favor and efforts of our state. It makes us happy to see that NGOs that have a say in the field of economy are with Bursa and to feel their support.” he said.
'BURSA CITY SERVICE ORDER' TO HİSARCIKLIOĞLU
Also in the organization, TOBB President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu was presented with the Bursa City Order of Merit Certificate by the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality for his contributions to Bursa. I visited.