"Moving forward is only possible by acting together"
17.02.2014 / Gümüşhane
Visiting the Gümüşhane Governor Yusuf Mayda, TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu said, "Working is akin to devotion for our people. Moving forward is only possible by acting together."
Gümüşhane Governor Yusuf Mayda expressed his
pleasure in Hisarcıklıoğlu's visit.
Visiting the Gümüşhane Chamber of Commerce
and Industry afterwards, TOBB President Hisarcıklıoğlu and Governor Mayda were
greeted with a folkloric dance display.
During his speech at the Chamber,
Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that work is akin to devotion for Turkish people and
said, "Moving forward is only possible by acting together."
Stating that they keep track of all companies
established in Turkey, Hisarcıklıoğlu reported that this year's number of
companies established had increased by 2% compared to last year, with the
increase reaching 8% in Gümüşhane.
Hisarcıklıoğlu, stating that they focus on
two main issues, said, "One of them is the matter of checks. Prison
sentences in regards to dishonored checks have been removed. We've undertaken
work with the Banking Union and the Credit Registry Bureau. This provides
transparency in transactions wherein the two sides registered on the system can
view each other's check history."
Hisarcıklıoğlu, on the second issue, that of
providing vocational training to those without, said, "We are starting our
project in cooperation with the Labor and Social Security Ministry, the
National Education Ministry and İŞKUR in 81 provinces. When the person applies
to the Labor and Work Institution they are provided with a list of possible
sectors. The person then receives 3 month training in National Education
For three months that person receives health
insurance and a 25 TL allowance per day. Upon successful completion of the
course at the end of 3 months, the school sends the person to work with you for
3 months. The health insurance and allowance continues on throughout that 3
month period as well. If at the end of that period the employer deems the
person hirable, he receives his diploma. The employer is exempt from 33% of the
person's insurance premium for up to 4.5 years. This allows the employer to
employ that person for 33% cheaper as well as employing someone they trained
After the speeches, Governor Mayda and
Hisarcıklıoğlu signed the protocol for the construction of a 16 classroom İmam
Hatip High School, rest house and gym to be built by TOBB in Gümüşhane.
Afterwards, Hisarcıklıoğlu visited the
Gümüşhane Municipality Director Mustafa Canlı and spoke with him.