All works in the 3rd Airport project are as planned: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan answered the questions of the press after donating blood within the scope of the Turkish Red Crescent's "Give blood, give life" campaign.
When asked about the claim that a Dutch company has withdrawn the support of a Dutch company from the Istanbul New Airport project, Arslan said that all companies, including the mentioned company, are continuing their business and they aim to activate the first phase of the project in the first quarter of 2018.
Arslan emphasized that all works were carried out as planned, he said:
“We, as a country, gave the best answer to all playmakers who try to make our country weak economically in the current conjuncture by carrying out the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge tender very successfully. Here, offers from 7 countries, 8 domestic 4 foreign. All 13 financial institutions gave letters of goodwill to finance the project, which are very important in this system. While our country is moving forward with such confidence and stability, and with such great offers for the projects of our country, it is not possible for any company to withdraw from Istanbul 3rd Airport. "
Arslan pointed out that one of the most important companies in the world continues to make the entire conveyor system in Istanbul New Airport very successfully and said, “The interest of domestic and foreign companies continues in an extraordinary way in all our projects at Istanbul New Airport. It is out of question for anyone to withdraw in an environment where everyone competes not only for commercial gain but also to take part in the Istanbul New Airport project, which is the world's prestige project. " found the assessment.