TSITT meets Turkish municipalities

July 2013, Vol. 68, No. 7
A landscape in Turkey. Image: Dennis Jarvis.

The Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology (TSITT) participated in the Smart Municipal Work Summit held by Union of Municipalities of Marmara (UMM) on March 28-29 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Opening remarks were made by Recep Altepe, the Mayor of Bursa, the fourth largest city in Turkey. Guest speakers included Naim İsmaili, the president of Association of Kosovo Municipalities and Anders Knape, the president of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions followed by the keynote speaker, Turkish Deputy Minister of Science Industry and Technology Prof. Dr. Davut Kavranoglu.

Thirteen different sessions took place during the event.