Railway and Port investments will make Aegean a base

Railway and Port investments will make the Aegean a base: Explaining that the Silk Road has been replaced by high speed trains and ships, Binali Yıldırım stressed that the port investments, the train line and the Istanbul-Izmir highway will make the Aegean a base.

In his speech at the panel titled “Strategic Base on the Modern Silk Road: İzmir”, Former Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım pointed out the importance of infrastructure and superstructure investments in order to fulfill its function in history on the Silk Road, which is moving again from west to east with its strategic location. . Yıldırım stated that the Aegean Region has become a logistics base by itself with its port investments in İzmir. Yıldırım said, “İpekyolu, which used to be silk from camels from China to Europe and is the transition line of trade, has been replaced by high speed trains and ships today. With the Izmir-Ankara high speed line and the Istanbul-Izmir highway ending, İzmir will become a new base in this trade. Thus, İzmir-Ankara, which will be connected to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars train line, which is planned to be opened next year, will become the Izmir transfer center with its high-speed train. ” Upon completion of road and railway projects in Anatolia, Asia and Europe will remain an interruption connection striking Lightning, "Another important issue Azerbaijan - Georgia - direct railway transportation between Turkey was a major problem. It was not easy but we started the project in the end. We will run the trains from there next year. ”

SOCAR President Kenan Yavuz Turkey that Turkey has entered a period of upswing again, she was noted that the index of the last 13 years carried out major infrastructure revolution. Yavuz said: “With the addition of the Istanbul-Izmir highway, Izmir is again becoming the base of the economy. Binali Yıldırım, who is the architect of this revolution, will also be a great chance for İzmir. We do Turkey-Azerbaijan strategic partnership and investment portfolio with the vision of Mr. President and the instructions of our brotherhood. We're history's largest investment in the real sector of the Republic of Turkey. With an investment of approximately $ 10 billion, we run an investment portfolio based on petrochemical, refinery, energy, logistics, distribution and transmission integration. İzmir is in breakthrough. ”



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