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Minister of Environment and Urbanism Mehmet Özhaseki, speaking at a meeting “MÜSİAD Construction Sector and Urban Transformation-Based Turkey Consultation Meeting” hel in the hotel, said that almost all of the structures built in Turkey between 1950 and 1980 were risky.



Özhaseki explained that 15 million buildings had been built before the 1999 directive, “7,5 million of them are at risk, we have set a goal, we need to renew 500 thousand houses per year, we will bring a zero interest loan system for this business. We will give it to you in the next three years, and we will tell it to the mayors how to do it without burdening them. ” she said.


Minister Özhaseki emphasized the importance of urban transformation for the future of Turkey, and said:

“We have worked on how to make this work without putting the burden on the public, and I have given these works to the Council of Ministers, Mr. Prime Minister and President of the Republic, and if we can do this, we will prepare our country for the future. ”

Minister Özhaseki pointed out that credit priorities will be given to the municipalities that guarantee to use domestic and national products in urban transformation and gave the following information:

“If there are laws in place, we will give priority to the credit when municipalities guarantee 100% domestic and national product use in the urban transformation business. “

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