Walking has become practically impossible on Istanbul's Princes' Islands, where thousands of people flock to daily throughout the summer, since the number of unlicensed battery-powered vehicles on the islands' streets are starting to soar.
Islanders complained to local media about the dramatic increase in the number of these vehicles.
Istanbul's Çamlıca Tower, known as the tallest structure in the city, has welcomed over 1.19 million visitors this year, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Abdulkadir Uraloğlu has announced.
Minister Uraloğlu stated that Çamlıca Tower has recently become the center of attention in the metropolitan.
Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change Minister Mehmet Özhaseki has announced that his ministry is working on an earthquake law for Istanbul, which is expected to suffer major damage in a possible large-scale quake, citing that they will call an extraordinary meeting to the parliament, which is currently on summer recess.