TÜBİTAK MAM took part in the 4th Consultative Meeting of Metropolitan City Secretary Generals held this year online by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey.
In the meeting that was inaugurated with the opening remarks of the State Presidency Local Administration Policies Council Chairman Prof. Şükrü KARATEPE, the President of the Union of Municipalities of Turkey and the Metropolitan Gaziantep Mayor Ms. Fatma ŞAHİN and TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center President Prof. İbrahim KILIÇASLAN, TÜBİTAK MAM made a presentation on “Technological Approaches in Municipal Services: TÜBİTAK Model”.
Ms. Fatma ŞAHİN stated that TÜBİTAK is one of the most important institutions of Turkey and municipalities should benefit from TÜBİTAK’s studies in the betterment of municipal services. Noting that problem solving requires a combination of theory and practice, ŞAHİN added “otherwise, no effort can go beyond expressing wishes”.
The meeting was finalized with a session for the exchange of ideas with secretary generals of cities on the development of municipal services, common problems and solution recommendations.