Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) took action to establish a similar “Data Center” in Başakşehir on the Anatolian side of the city. In this context, a grant agreement of approximately $ 1 million was signed with the US Development Bank (USTDA).
Stating that cities have to keep up with the times with new generation technologies, IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlu said, “We aim to produce solutions to the problems of Istanbul through innovative, participatory, data-oriented technologies and to improve our existing services.”
“We want to design a smart city”
Stating that they want to design Istanbul as a smart city that has caught up with the era with the digital transformation project in the face of developing information and communication technologies, İmamoğlu said: We want to carry out valuable work on the development of disaster and recovery data center. We are trying to ensure that science and technology play a role in shaping Istanbul’s future. In this context, I would like to thank USTDA for their contribution to the digital transformation of Istanbul. As you know, not so long ago, we signed another cooperation in the field of data technologies. Especially in the pandemic conditions we are in, I find it very valuable to ensure and maintain such cooperation. I hope this partnership will continue in the future. “
USTDA Director Abrajano and Ambassador Satterfield expressed their satisfaction with their cooperation with IMM in their speeches.
A 5 million TL agreement was signed for the traffic problem
After the speeches, a grant agreement of approximately $ 1 million for the “Istanbul Digital Transformation Project” was signed between IMM President İmamoğlu and Ambassador Satterfield and USTDA Director Abrajano.
Between the IMM and USTDA, on September 22, 2019, 5 million 117 A grant agreement of one thousand 887 dollars was signed.
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