Auto-repair craftsmen in the region named Old Garages at Sahinbey district of Gaziantep were moved to Sahinbey Industrial Site built especially for them. This has helped to reduce the intra-city traffic congestion and the air pollution in city center.
Sahinbey Industrial Site is composed of 1016 business places and it is located on an area of 320 thousand square meters. The site is considered as an example in Turkey. The shopkeepers used to complain about their narrow working spaces; and now they all express their happiness with the increase of customers and they have thanked to Sahinbey Municipality and to Mayor Mehmet Tahmazoglu.
Sahinbey Mayor Mehmet Tahmazoglu said: “All the shopkeepers have moved to Sahinbey Industrial Estate which is built for out auto-repair craftsmen. With this, it is possible to see that the traffic congestion and noise pollution in the region have ended. The region of Old Garages will become the new attraction center of the city with the urban transformation project to be applied. Our aim is to increase the life quality of our citizens.”