The Honourable President of the Republic Erdoğan inaugurated the Karagöz International Makine Sanayi affiliated with the Asg Group during the inaugurations he carried out in Gaziantep. Karagöz International Makine Sanayi is planning on building a second facility with its foreign partners. The company will put its signature to an investment of seventeen million dollars with its new product project.
Erdoğan emphasized that Gaziantep has always served as a model for the protection of its history, civilization, culture and will serve as one today too. Erdoğan, who said that Gaziantep "could be a trademark city on a global scale" in such a climate, made the evaluation that "Those who say what will happen at the end of all this should come and look at Gaziantep. See what will happen. Is there peace in Gaziantep? Is there solidarity in Gaziantep? Is there an awareness of a modern city?" Erdoğan, who stated that the city showed its difference, valor and opened its heart to the full extend, said the city gained the title of "gazi" (veteran) due to its heroic fight against the enemy and it fully deserves this title.
President Erdoğan, who indicated that he held Gaziantep as the "shining star" of Turkey and the region with its history, culture, industry, commerce, cuisine and people, said "Because you have proven you will not give up on your freedom, your labour and your bread whatever the odds are". Erdoğan wished the best of luck to the services to be opened and stated his thanks to those who have contributed.