ISKI shares its knowledge with the world

14.02.2019

ISKI renowned all over the World with its water and wastewater management and investment projects, shares its knowledge and experience with the delegations of water administrations coming from a vast geographic area ranging from African countries to the Balkans, from Bosnia to Fizan.

Accordingly, ISKI organized meeting, training and sightseeing programs for delegations from China, Pakistan and South Korea in December.

A Visit from Nanjing, China to ISKI

Nanjing City Department of Water Resources-Director of Water Works Zhang Xiaokemr and his delegation of ten people visited ISKI on 7th December 2018. A comprehensive review about ISKI as well as water management in ISKI and Melen Project was presented to the delegation by the deputy general director Metin Akbaş.

A memorandum between ISKI and WASA LahorE (Water and SanItatIon Agency-Lahor) – PunjAB/PAKISTAN

In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 29th December 2017; a delegation assigned by İSKİ visited WASA-Lahore on 23th April 2018 and made technical visits in potable water and waste water treatment plants in Punjab governorate as well as a potable water treatment plant in Faisalabad.

After the mentioned visits, Faqir Muhammad Chaudhry, general director of WASA-Faisalabad Punjab/Pakistan, and his delegation visited İSKİ on 15th-22nd December 2018. General information about İSKİ was presented to the delegation by the deputy general director Metin Akbaş, in addition, the delegation paid a courtesy visit to Fatih Turan, general director of İSKİ, within the framework of the program. He made explanations about the investments in Istanbul since 1994 and expressed his appreciation about the aids from Pakistani People to Turkey during the Turkish War of Independence.

Faqir Muhammad Chaudhry, general director of WASA-Faisalabad, expressed his impression for the investment made in Istanbul and his appreciation for the /24 non-stop water supply to the city with the population reaching 16 million.    

During the program, extensive presentations on the operation and management of potable water and wastewater treatment plants, smart grids, trenchless tunnel construction and public relations were made as well as technical and touristic trips were organized for the Pakistani Delegation.

The program ended with the mutual wishes for the increasing continuation of the cooperation between the two countries.

RepresentatIves From the RepublIc of Korea In ISKI…

As a part of “2018 CPE League on Children, Population and Environment” a delegation consist of representatives from South Korea visited ISKI on 20th December 2018. General information about ISKI was presented to the delegation by the deputy general director Metin Akbaş as well as Golden Horn Environmental Protection Project, the water management in ISKI and wastewater treatment applications were explicated. In addition, the delegation paid a courtesy visit to Fatih Turan, general director of ISKI, and attend a tour to Miniaturk Turkey Park and Pierre Loti Hill within the framework of the program.