Training started to be given to 40 participants who enrolled in the diving school, which was opened in Adilcevaz district of Bitlis in order to contribute to the tourism of the region and to train new divers. The participants, who are taken to the shore of Lake Van in Selcuklu District, are given theoretical and practical training on diving by expert trainers.
Association President Cumali Birol told reporters that there are about 450 active divers. Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoglu, District Governor Ismail Demir, Mayor Necati Gursoy and AK Parti Bitlis deputies Vahit Kiler and Cemal supported the construction of a Water Sports Center and Diving School in the district. Birol thanked Tasar and said that most of Lake Van is within the borders of Bitlis. Birol stated that they aim to increase the number of divers in the only diving school in the province to protect the historical textures, shipwrecks and microbioliths in the region. Our aim was to give diving training to 450 people, but due to the delay, we could not do it. Our water sports center, which will be a place where diver training is given and canoe, sailing and dragon races are held next year, will serve all our people. Bringing this flour to our district. May our Water Sports Center and Diving School be beneficial to all our people.”