Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım attended the groundbreaking ceremony of Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak (IKZ) Railway Line Rehabilitation and Signalization held at Karabük Train Station. Minister Yıldırım, in his speech here, explained that Karabük, which has an important place in Turkey's development and industrialization, has had its share of neglect.
Reminding that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave them instructions to build 15 thousand kilometers of divided roads, to make the airway the way of the people, to revive the railways and to bring the high-speed train, which has been the longing of the Turkish people for 40 years, to the country, Yıldırım said that the divided road will be 9,5 kilometers in 15.500 years, He said that they have increased air transportation to 58,5 million people.
Seljuk, Ottoman, we are connecting the capital to Istanbul, Turkey studies describing the Lightning, "We are opening the Ankara-Istanbul at the end of 2013 is counting the days. We are opening Ankara-Sivas and Ankara-Bursa in 2016, and opening Ankara-İzmir in 2017. We are opening Bursa in 2016. So Seljuks in the world, the pearl of the capital of the Ottoman Republic of Turkey in Istanbul we commit our whole town. "We are reviving the uninterrupted historical Silk Road from Beijing to London with Marmaray."
Yildirim, Turkey's dream of 154 years, the Marmaray project will be opened, one of the world's largest xnumx't 29 October, he said.
Expressing that Turkish people want to integrate with Europe, Yıldırım said: “It is not going to be a burden for Europe but it is going to share the burden of Europe. We have never been a nation that burdens with anyone, and has passed on anyone's back. We always supported everyone, we contributed. The Turkish nation has a glorious history in the past, and the same understanding continues in the future. To join the EU, to integrate with Europe, we will unite the railways first.
We will not only equip railways and railways from all over, but we will combine it with Europe. This project is one of them. Step by step way, with the railways, airlines with a united Europe with sea Turkey, then Turkey is now actively participated in the EU. For this reason, we do not think that the EU is only in unity and providing some things from the unity there. Turkey, always contributing, power, energy continues to work with an approach that increases his friends.