Investment Support Ofice
Zonguldak, Karabük and Bartın Investment Support Offices (YDOs) will carry out the activities within the body of the Western Black Sea Development Agency. YDOs are the units dealing with the promotion and encouragement of the business and investment environments of the provinces in which they are located for the domestic and foreign investors. The entire investment support services offered by the YDOs, which are responsible to the Secretariat General, are free of charge. The duties and responsibilities of the YDOs are identified below:
Informing and guiding the investors in the direction of the terms of application and the documents required in accordance with the relevant legislation,
 
Accepting and following the applications of the investors pursuant to the articles in the fourth part of the Regulation on the Working Procedures and Principles of the Development Agencies, 
 
Conducting pre-inspection regarding the applications of the investors pursuant to the articles of the Regulation on the Working Procedures and Principles of the Development Agencies and the decisions of the Executive Board,

Submitting the permission and/or license procedures or the other administrative proceedings of the investors to the concerned authority/authorities and following the necessary proceedings pursuant to the articles of the Regulation on the Working Procedures and Principles of the Development Agencies and the decisions of the Executive Board, 

Taking steps regarding the determination and solution of the restraints and problems the investors may encounter in Zonguldak, Karabük and Bartın in the presence of the concerned authorities,

Promoting the business and investment facilities in Zonguldak, Karabük and Bartın on a national or an international level in cooperation with the concerned organizations,

Preparing monthly activity reports and submitting them to the concerned Governorship or Secretariat-General,

Determining and implementing the investment support and promotion strategy in Zonguldak, Karabük and Bartın in cooperation with the Investment Support and Promotion Agency under the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey and the other concerned institutions,

Coordinating and supporting the investment support and promotion activities carried out by the state institutions and organizations and private sector institutions in Zonguldak, Karabük and Bartın on an international level,

Issuing printed and electronic publications regarding the issues within the scope their duties and responsibilities and supporting such publications,

Making cooperation with the concerned local, national and international institutions within the scope of the duties and activities of the unit, and carrying out works regarding capacity development.