Ahmet Arslan, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said that 1915 companies, 4 of which are Japanese, 3 of which are Chinese, 2 of which are Korean and 1 of which are Italian, have purchased tender files for the 24 Çanakkale Bridge. In his speech before his meeting with Japanese Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii and the accompanying delegation, Minister Arslan thanked the Japanese for their support to Turkey regarding the July 15 treacherous coup attempt and terrorist attacks.
historically friendly relations between Turkey and Japan Arslan continued explaining that a strong, very strong infrastructure projects in the framework of the high-level cooperation between the two countries reported that they perform together.
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Marmaray, Osman Gazi Bridge projects are successful projects carried out by Turkish-Japanese contractors Arslan, 15 July Martyrs and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges completed a part of the structural reinforcement works in cooperation with the Japanese noted.
Explaining that they are benefiting from the experiences and technologies of Japan in the road transportation infrastructure sector, Arslan said that these collaborations continue in many areas.
Arslan, Turkey is a very overrated terms and the Republic 100th anniversary of the will contain records envisaged to be put into service, 1915 Bridge, expressed would be the world's largest project with 2 thousand 23 meters feet apart, he continued:
“Japanese contractors' interest in the project pleases us. For the tender, 4 companies, 3 Japanese, 2 Chinese, 1 Korean, 10 Italian and 24 foreigners purchased the tender file. We are pleased with the interest of strong companies in this field both in our country and abroad. We will receive their offers on January 26. We also started the consultancy tender process of the project. We will receive his offers on March 27. Therefore, as soon as the contractor becomes clear, we will immediately determine the consulting firm. The results of the project have good results both for our country, our contractors and our people. ”
Arslan also pointed out that today, the subject of the high speed train construction and operation, space technologies, aviation, maritime transportation and shipbuilding, which will be under the jurisdiction and duties of the Ministry, will be reviewed and said, “Mr. Prime Minister and Mr. President ' and they will accept our dear minister and delegation. ” he spoke.
Japan's Keiichi Ishii
Ishii said the failure of the treacherous coup attempt occurred last year and they were pleased the protection of the democratic structure of Turkey, said Turkish nation in this process show that they respect the unity and solidarity.
The relationship between the two countries is evolving with friendship ties, Ishii said, adding that in recent years strategic relations based on mutual interests are more developed.
Ishii, who stated that there are issues they want to convey regarding the Çanakkale Bosphorus Bridge Project today, said, “The project will be built to coincide with the 2th anniversary of the foundation of your country as the largest suspension bridge in the world with its middle span of 23 thousand 100 meters. I would like to state that it is a monumental project in terms of symbolizing the friendship of the two countries, if that happens. ” said.