The closing meeting of the High-Speed MAPDaR project was held on April 3, 2023 at the Behiç Erkin Conference Hall in Ankara with the participation of all project partners.
The presentation of the closing meeting of the project, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Cagdas Gorgulu as project specialist and coordinator. With the presentation made by Çağdaş Görgülü, he summarized the process from the beginning of the project to the present.
After the presentation of Çağdaş Görgülü, Demühder Chairman Çetin Tekin expressed his happiness to take part in the activities carried out within the scope of the project and thanked all its attendees. At the same time, he concluded his speech by stating that our association will continue to take part in and contribute to all future European Union projects.
After Association President Çetin Tekin, Rumeysa Çekmez, who took the floor on behalf of TcTeam, one of the project partners, stated that she was pleased to be involved in the project, both as a company and as an expert. She stated that they are ready for all the contributions to be made from Germany for all the cooperation, projects and activities to be realized as a company.
Selman Utkan, who made a speech on behalf of Çınarlı MTAL; He stated that he made a great contribution to all his students who are receiving vocational training in the rail systems sector in vocational high schools, and that the certification process in this field is considered very important. He emphasized that the mutual sharing of ideas and experience with the current cooperation is very valuable and that this cooperation should be pursued in the future as well.
Özgür Çınar, who attended the meeting on behalf of UKCKA, another partner of the project, expressed his happiness for their contribution to the creation of high value-added outputs in the project on behalf of his association, which actively contributes to the certification processes.
Another partner of the project, Certifer SA. Ercan Yıldırım, General Manager of Certifer Türkiye, who attended the meeting on behalf of; He expressed his happiness and satisfaction with actively contributing to this project regarding the certification processes in the rail systems sector in Turkey, on behalf of Certifer SA, one of the leading certification bodies in the world, where the importance of certification processes and systems is re-understood with this European Union project. At the same time, he stated that the points reached in other European Union projects carried out together with TCDD and TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş.
As the Project Coordinator, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Mustafa Gökgül, Head of Human Resources Department; He started his speech by stating that it was very pleasing to see all the partners together again. Stating that the project sits at a very important center in terms of raising the quality of the maintenance workers, who work and will work in the field of rail systems, to European Union standards; He concluded his speech by thanking all partners for their contributions within the scope of the project.
Speaking on behalf of the Coordinating Organization of the Project, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. Erol Arıkan, Deputy General Manager, started his speech by expressing his satisfaction with the healthy completion of the project. TCDD and TCDD Tasimacilik A.S. He stated that they have reflected their experience in European Union projects from the past to this project, and that it is very valuable to complete the project on time, within the budget and within the desired scope. He stated that very important outputs were obtained in the project, which was prepared to increase the qualification of the maintenance of vehicles working in the rail systems sector. He stated that the fact that these professions have become compulsory professions is an indication of how critical the project has become. He concluded his speech by conveying his thanks to all partners and experts of all partners working within the scope of the project.
TCDD Transportation Inc. After the speeches of Deputy General Manager Erol Arıkan, the distribution of the documents after the certification exam held within the scope of the project, and then the closing meeting with the plaque ceremony was completed.