Our Purpose: Globalization of Izmir
“Cities will become more prominent than countries in future”. In this regard, Izmir has a great advantage.
Considering that cities will be more prominent than countries in the future, Izmir Chamber of Commerce (İZTO), will cooperate with the Independent Association of Businessmen and Industries (MÜSİAD), which are taking special actions in this regard. So far, it has been always the question that on what level does Izmir is lower than Barcelona city? this time Izmir has been compared with Melbourne city in the MÜSİAD special research. The head of the İzmir Chamber of Commerce, Mohammad Ozgener, who closely followed this project, provided more details on this issue with the accompaniment of Mohammad Abdul Rahman Kan..
Abdul Rahman, the head of Musiad organization had visited “İZTO”. During the visit, which examined important issues related to Turkey and Izmir, Mahmoud Ozgner, his vice-presidents Jamal Almas Oghli, Amir Qaisil Gunschler and the main coordinator, Dilara Sorgo, hosted the guests. At the meeting, Ozgener mentioned that they had started an important project. They also expressed satisfaction for being one of the factors of unity and solidarity in the city. He also added that the actions of NGOs like Musiad are closely following by them.
Linking with members should be done not only through expenses but with a sense of belonging
“We have designed special projects for 80,000 members we represent, to have more products with high quality and export. The link between the members of the chambers of commerce, such as us and non-governmental organizations, should not be limited to costs, but with a sense of belonging. Hence, the help of members to our economy and our city should be turn into useful projects” said Ozgner.
Melbourne, a city similar to Izmir
“the foreign Trade Department can actively work with Izmir and provide Turkey’s economic map, as well as comparing the major cities of the world with Turkish cities,” said Abdul Rahman Kan. We compared many of the world’s cities with the cities in Turkey in terms of population, number of universities and economic data. We likened the city of Izmir to the city of Melbourne of Australia. We traveled there and carried out some investigations. We will notify you with the results. The way of progress, development, and the globalization will be determined on this basis.
Cities will become more prominent in future
“cities will become more prominent than countries in future”. In this regard, Izmir has a great advantage. With the correct tips and comprehensive guide to this city, it can be raised in every field and will increase the level of well-being. In this regard, we will certainly be in touch with you for the actions that we will take, and we are very pleased that the results of your actions will be beneficial” said Ozgner.
Why Melbourne City?
Melbourne is the capital of Australia (Victoria estate), one of the best cities in the world, with the population of over 4 million people, like Izmir. This city with the literal meaning of “mill water,” is a kind of port city. education, health, research and development, tourism and sport are among the developed fields in this city. Melbourne is well-known for its crafted architecture. The other area in which the city is popular for is the developed airport and rail network system.