BTK project was held to honor the first Ray Source: Maritime Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, regarding the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project "This is just Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey is not a project; It is the project of the Central Asian Republics, the project of China, the project of the Balkans, the project of the Middle Eastern countries and even the countries of the European Union. It will be open to everyone when we realize this project. The welfare of the region and our countries will increase even more. More friendships will be established. We will do more together. ”
Yildirim, in his speech at the ceremony, expressed that dreams come true one by one, the story of the project is very old.
Although the project for the first time in the year 1993 but 10 in the intervening year, there is not the slightest progress in the project reminding Yildirim, began work on the project when they started, he said:
“This project has been the project of civilization roads that have connected the Far East to Asia and Europe for centuries. We have made great efforts to equip this road of civilization with these modern Silk Railways in our time and to make the project an important international corridor beyond a regional cooperation project. The realization of these efforts, the realization of the project from the dream, was accomplished with great support and great support of both President of Azerbaijan, President Heydar Aliyev and our Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and senior officials in Georgia.
73 kilometers on the road that expresses the first source of Lightning, not to destroy the land pointed to the most difficult way to avoid damage to the environment. Yıldırım noted that the 73 kilometer of the 24 kilometer line is a tunnel and noted:
“We changed the route in order not to touch the historical places. We preferred the tunnel instead of splitting and filling in difficult terrain and landslides. A 2-line, electrified, highly developed railway to the region kazanwe are raising. This is not just a project of Azerbaijan, Georgia or Turkey; The project of the Central Asian Republics, the project of China, the project of the Balkans is the project of the Middle East countries, even the European Union countries. When we realize this project, it will be open to everyone. The welfare of the region and our countries will increase even more. More friendships will be formed. We will do more business together.”
- “All the people working here are doing a great historical job”
Azerbaijani Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov Sarikamış Operation recalling the martyrs, who were killed in front of 90 thousand people for the salvation of the Republic of Turkey stated that they bowed respectfully.
Stating that the three states have combined Asia and Europe with Europe by creating the railway corridor, Memmedov said:
“Here, people will have opportunities to go from one region to another. The economy world and businessmen will benefit from the possibilities of this corridor for the transportation of cargoes. It will enrich their own budgets. I would like to emphasize that this project is very important for this country, for this region, and that all the people working here are doing a great historical job. The labor of these people will be written in history. ”
Georgian Economy and Sustainable Development Minister George Kvirikkashvil also thanking everyone who contributed to the project, Turkey, Azerbaijan and noted that Georgia's three strategic partners.
Stating that the people of 3 countries will get closer with the project, Kvirikkashvili said, “This project has exceeded 3 countries. The project will accelerate even more with the meetings and meetings we hold today. ”
Ministers Yildirim, Memmedov and Kvirikashvili then took the head of the machine on the rail first source of rails.
Source: White Newspaper