Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Turkish Diyarbakir textile city to create 7,500 new jobs
Turkish Diyarbakir textile city to create 7,500 new jobs
May '14
The upcoming Textile City to be established in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir would create employment for around 7,500 people in the region once it starts operation, as per the Southeastern Textile Industry and Businessmen Association (GUNTIAD).

According to a statement issued by GUNTIAD, the construction of the Textile City, which aims to bring together textile manufacturers and exporters in the city together to work towards reviving the sector, is expected to begin within the next few months.

Ilhan Karakoyun, secretary-general of GUNTIAD, said that the Textile Industrial Estate of GUNTIAD is on a search for a perfect site for the project and has up till now identified the Elazig area in the city to be the most suitable for establishing the Textile City.

Mr. Karakoyun informed that the Textile City would be established with the support of the Karacadag Development Agency, and the Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality has already approved the zoning plan for the construction of the project.

According to the GUNTIAD official, over 500 acres of land is required for the establishment of the Textile City, which would be constructed in three stages, creating employment for about 120 people in the region during the construction phase.

The project is expected to contribute significantly towards reduction of unemployment in the city, especially creating jobs for women, as well as help develop the textile industry of the region and revive the economy, he added.

According to the GUNTIAD official, construction of the Textile City is anticipated to be completed by the end of this year, and operations are expected to begin by early 2015.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 26th Jun 2017

GSTN registration reopens

E-commerce operators and TDS (tax deducted at source) deductors can...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

Expedite release of ROSL pending claims: TEA to Centre

The Tiruppur Exporters' Association (TEA) has again urged Union...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

'Export promotion schemes to continue under GST regime'

The export promotion schemes will continue under GST regime, said...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Anavila Misra
Anavila Collection

Fashion shows are also encouraging and highlighting sustainable fashion

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


news category

Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search