Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, stated that the value of the projects related to Istanbul reached approximately 55 billion Turkish liras in total and said, “We will have 3 new bridges in 2 years. One of them is Izmit, the other is Istanbul.
Stating that they will finish the Kızılay-Çayyolu and Batıkent-Sincan lines at the end of 2013 in Ankara, Yıldırım said, “We apologize for the temporary inconvenience for permanent comfort”.
Binali Yıldırım said, “Two years has been a very assertive time. It also makes us sleepless. Ankara has waited for this job very much. Now, Ankara should get this job as soon as possible. "All these are calculations made to ensure that there are no problems."