GAMA ENERJİ and AKUT, delivered 4.000 students training for disaster awareness through the theatre play “There is No Time to Waste!”

With the project started in 2014, and covering primary schools in provinces Artvin, Mersin, Manisa and Çanakkale, where GAMA Enerji made investments, 4,000 students were delivered training for disaster awareness through 35 different games in total. Project was intended to convey precautions and information to minimize the losses, and save lives in cases of earthquake, fire and float which are all serious disasters, through a theatre play named “There is No Time to Waste!” by both entertaining and encouraging the students to think. After the play, Disaster Awareness and Measures Manual prepared by AKUT and presented to the students supported the information given in the training.

In the last phase of the project run in Ezine, Çanakkale in May 25-27, 2015, AKUT president Ali Nasuh Mahruki and GAMA Enerji Managing Director Sıtkı Şerifeken came together with students, and had chat with the press members. GAMA Energy Managing Director Sıtkı Şerifeken, said that “ While making investments within the country and abroad, GAMA Enerji moves in compliance with the “Equator Principles” which are the rules adopted by international organizations for project financing, social responsibility and environment risk management. Therefore, whereas pursuing a nature friendly investment and operation policy, GAMA Enerji considers it to be a duty to run various corporate social responsibility projects, also with the awareness of corporate citizenship responsibilities. In that respect, we are glad to have completed a successful project in collaboration with AKUT, and we thank AKUT.”

Ali Nasuh Mahruki, who attracted the attention by the students, explained that “ With the aim of building a society resistant to disasters, we consider education to be one of the essential duties of AKUT, coming after search and rescue operations. Since our foundation in 1996, while saving lives in operations, we also delivered seminars for raising disasters awaireness to every segment of society. Children playing a fundamental role in the future of our country, have become the group of first priority for us. With the aim of delivering our children seminars for raising disaster awareness, the most efficienty and memorable way, we produced the play titled “There is No Time to Waste!” By the support of GAMA Enerji, we could present 4,000 children with the play we created with the slogan “lets build our feature together,” and raised the awareness of our 4,000 children about disasters. We thank GAMA Energy for such a significant collaboration.”

The groundbreaking ceremony of Kocaeli City Hospital whose construction will be started by GAMA and TÜRKERLER Partnership has taken place.

With the participation of Dr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu, the Minister Of Health and Fikri Işık, the Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, foundations of Kocaeli City Hospital which will be realized with the Public Private Partnership – PPP System applied for the first time in Turkey by the Republic of Turkey, the Ministry of Health, General Directorate Of Health Investments Public Private Partnership Head of Department have been laid.

Vecdi Gönül, Former Minister of National Defence, Hasan Basri Güzeloğlu, Kocaeli Governor, İbrahim Karaosmanoğlu, Kocaeli Mayor, members of the parliament, Ergil Ersü, Chairman of the Board of Directors of GAMA Holding, Kazım Türker, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TÜRKERLER Holding, company managers and 5 thousand invited guests attended the ground breaking ceremony of Kocaeli City Hospital which will realized with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of health and quality of service, spreading the diversity of treatment spread throughout the country, completing the regional development in the field of health and being able to offer cost-efficient health service.

Kocaeli City Hospital with 1180 total bed capacity, whose foundation has been laid, will be completed by the investor companies TÜRKERLER Holding and GAMA Holding partnership, and will be presented to the public service. In the Project whose total investment amount is 350 million Euros and which possesses a construction area of 335 thousand 648 square meters on 368 thousand 668 square meters building plot, 494-bed General Hospital, 116-bed Oncology hospital, 246-bed maternity and children’s Hospital, 124-bed Cardiovascular Hospital, 100-bed high-security forensic psychiatric hospital and 100-bed physical medicine and rehabilitation hospital will be located.

After its completion, Kocaeli City Hospital will be operated for 25 years by the Partnership of GAMA Holding and TÜRKERLER Holding.