Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) removed the ‘Nusret Gökçe’ poster, which was hung on the historical building where the historical Galata Tower is located in the Galata district of Beyoğlu.
It was seen that the historical building, which was renovated in Galata Square, was covered with a poster of ‘Nusret Gökçe’, IMM Deputy Secretary General and former Head of the Cultural Heritage Department Mahir Polat said, “This practice made in the thousand-year-old Galata Square for the commercial projects of the so-called cultural ambassadors is unacceptable.” .
IMM spokesperson Ongun and IMM Secretary General Mahit Polat announced that the poster in question was removed in a statement they made on their social media accounts.
Ongun used the following statements on the subject:
“Istanbul, with its historical and cultural wealth, is a city with a depth that can easily express itself to the whole world. The dressing that does not suit Beyoğlu was removed by IMM.”
Istanbul is a city with a depth that can easily express itself to the whole world with its historical and cultural richness. The dressing that did not suit Beyoğlu was removed by IMM. pic.twitter.com/UrRKmVx6q8– Murat Ongun (@Mrt_Ongun) February 15, 2021
Polat, who announced that the action will be initiated on the subject in his previous post, gave the following statements in his post yesterday evening:
As a result of the actions of our teams, the application in Galata Square was canceled in the evening. https://t.co/tP0WGFugDt pic.twitter.com/MQ8MOsZp4J
– Mahir Polat (@mhrpolat) February 15, 2021
Source: Cumhuriyet Gazetesi – Güncel by www.cumhuriyet.com.tr.
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