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.