Minister Elvan gave a date for Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway: Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan said that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway project is not a project, but a project of brotherhood, co-development and empowerment. "Our goal is to put the train on the rail in 2015 and move it," said Elvan for the project.
Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Lütfi Elvan, who came to Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to make official contacts, made a statement after the international conference he attended. Emphasizing that the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project is also a project that strengthens brotherhood ties, Minister Elvan said, “This project is a project of strengthening economic and cultural ties. It is a project of reviving the historical Silk Road in a sense. ”
In his statement, Elvan underlined that even two important shortcomings have been removed from London to Beijing. A second interruption, you know, was the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line. By completing this Marmaray, we completed our first shortcoming by completing the Marmaray project, one of the most important projects in the world. We will complete the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars line, which is our second deficiency, next year and we will put it into service. It's just three countries as Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan concerning the project is not really all of the interests, European interests is one of the most important projects' descriptions did.
On a question from Minister Lütfi Elvan, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will merge with Marmaray. This is our most important project. We will surely combine it with Marmaray. One of our brothers from Baku will reach Istanbul by high-speed train and reach Europe. Therefore, this problem will be eliminated. We complement side of Turkey as of the end of this year. Find our 700-million-dollar and 79-kilometer sections by the end of December, but you know that there are tunnel works in the other section, but our goal is to take the train to the rail in 2015 '.
The questions asked on another road project of Kars Minister Elven Nahcivan-'s remarks and added that Turkey carried out by registering the project with Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan is on the agenda as well.