A "goodwill agreement" was signed with the Chinese company that wanted to invest in the Malatya Wagon Repair Factory, which had been idle for nearly 20 years.
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Malatya Governor Ulvi Saran signed a "goodwill agreement" with the Chinese Railway Manufacturers and Exporters Association (CNR), which wants to invest in the Malatya Wagon Repair Factory, which has been idle for nearly 20 years.
According to the written statement made by the Governorship of Malatya, Governor Ulvi Saran, Mayor Ahmet Çakır, Secretary General of Fırat Development Agency Fethi Altunyuva and Malatya Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Hasan Hüseyin Erkoç, who visited China between February 20-24, high speed train systems, metro also held meetings with the Chinese company CNR, which operates in the fields of freight and passenger wagons and train locomotives.
The Malatya delegation, who went to China and examined the company's production facilities, met with the company's opinion on investing in the Wagon Repair Factory. Governor Saran signed a goodwill agreement with the company, which exports to more than 60 countries and employs 90 thousand people, regarding the road map to be followed.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Jia Shirui stated that they viewed the Malatya Wagon Factory very positively as a result of the technical examinations. "We are aware of the importance given to the development of the railways in recent years in your country," shirui Using expressions, and the possible investment in Turkey, both in terms of Turkey's domestic market is the access point to European and Middle Eastern markets said they would provide great advantages.
Shirui said, "The cooperation environment we have established as a result of the close attention of the authorities in Malatya so far regarding the investment encourages us about the next process."
Ulvi Saran, on the other hand, emphasized that another important step has been achieved with the signed goodwill agreement. Investing in the region kazanExpressing that their opinion about the restructuring of the company has strengthened, Saran stated that their aims regarding the Chinese investment in the Wagon Repair Factory have made a concrete contribution to the targets planned to be achieved in the relations between the two countries.
“In order for our country to reach the targets set for 2023, it is necessary to increase the share of railways in freight and passenger transportation. Considering the metro, light rail system, Marmaray and high speed train investments in our country, there is an extremely important potential. This situation creates an important opportunity for the establishment of a wagon factory in Malatya. "
Saran stated that they observed that the current market situation, production capacity, institutional and organizational capacity, use of technology and knowledge of the CNR company are at a high level and that if the feasibility study to be carried out at the factory in Malatya results positively, it will also contribute to the development of the sub-industry in the region.
Company's General Manager Jia Shirui and his accompanying technical delegation examined the Wagon Repair Factory in Malatya, where they came last month, to make an investment.
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