Maritime Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, pointing to increase Turkey's credit rating of 3.havalim new tender, "was among the countries already have made investments in Turkey was a matter of ignoring notes that this teacher. They also had to remain in Turkey today is not the world's largest public-private partnership projects excuses after that, "he said.
The pre-signing ceremony of the 3rd airport implementation contract to be made in Istanbul was held at the General Directorate of Highways. The signing ceremony was attended by the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım, General Manager of State Airports Authority Orhan Birdal and Limak Holding Chairman of the Board Nihat Özdemir. Lightning, this airport project, noting that Turkey was a milestone that changes all indicators, 3. He pointed out that the increase Turkey's credit rating Airport tender. Lightning striking among investment grade countries of Turkey, "was among the countries already have made investments in Turkey was a matter of ignoring notes that this teacher. They also had to remain in Turkey today is not the world's largest public-private partnership projects excuses after that, "he said.
- INVESTMENT IN THE AIRPORT PROJECT
Drawing attention to the cost of the investment made in the airport project, Yıldırım said, “The group of 5 has been under the burden of the world. Easy job? 90 billion liras. If you put the coins edge to edge, you would circumvent the world 4.5 times. We are talking about such a size. This project is greater than the national income of 193 of the 103 countries that are members of the United Nations. Furthermore, United Nations member from the total national income of the 34 countries of sub-sub, so he borrowed from the IMF in Turkey so far. 10 percent of the investment made by the Ministry of Transport in 90 years. We are talking about such a tender. something that will search for the right to the left, 'This is a great project that demonstrates the power of Turkey, saying the right to deliver, "he said.
CRITICIZED BY THE AIRPORT
Reminding the criticisms made for the place where the 3rd Airport will be built, Minister Yıldırım continued his speech as follows: “A book of calculations of things such as environment and bird paths is made. The EIA Report was received, opened for discussion, and objections were evaluated. All of them were done following the procedure and principle. Bird paths are damaged, the entire route of the existing airport passes here. Hasn't anyone had this in mind for 50 years, has it just been released? Is that possible? Say something that suits you, they say whatever comes to your mind. Let them say, everything is said, but business is done despite what is said. We waste some time, waste our energy, but nobody should have a question mark on their mind. Airport does not concern only one segment, it concerns 76 million people. Of course they will talk ”.
DHMI General Manager Birdal stated that the first phase of Istanbul New Airport will be put into service in 2017 and said, “With the start of the first phase investments, an additional employment opportunity will be created for 80 thousand people per year during the construction period. With the opening of the airport, an average of 120 thousand people will be employed annually ”.
Limak Holding Chairman of the Board of Directors Özdemir stated that the Environmental Impact Assessment Report has been examined and that the necessary studies will be carried out and the necessary measures will be taken. Özdemir said, “The trees protected in the area will be evaluated according to their types. In consultation with nearby municipalities such as Arnavutköy and Eyüp Municipality, the trees suitable for transplantation will be transferred to these municipalities, taking into account the municipalities' demand for trees ”.