Another 112 million euros is needed for the Üsküdar-Çekmeköy metro: An additional 112 million Euros will be drawn for the construction of the Üsküdar-Çekmeköy metro. CHP members claiming that the loan will be withdrawn from the Dutch bank, "the interest is also heavy"
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) did not finish the Üsküdar Ümraniye Çekmeköy metro line, which should be operational at the end of 2016. For the opening of the subway there is a need of about 112 million Euros.
According to the report of Hazal Ocak from Cumhuriyet newspaper, the CHP's IMM council members, stating that the subway was designed incorrectly and incompletely, reacted by saying "You couldn't plan, so much money was wasted". With the proposal made to the IMM council the previous day, a loan of 20 million 112 thousand Euros was requested for the completion of the remaining works of the 721 km metro, that is, authorization for foreign borrowing. It was stated that the money will be transferred to activities such as' increasing the functionality of the subway, using the existing areas efficiently, the integration of lines, meeting the need for parking, ensuring construction security. The proposal was accepted by the votes of AKP councilors, despite the 'rejection' vote of CHP council members.
Tarık Balyalı, a member of the CHP, said, ı 112 million debt is actually taken from Üsküdar Ümraniye metro line because it is wrong, incomplete and badly planned. There are serious problems in soil surveys. For example, the structures on the projected scissor tunnels cannot be safely maintained. There were serious construction risks in the project prepared during the production of the work İş. CHP council member Abdülhadi Akmungan said that the loan will be taken from the Dutch bank İNG Bank and said, Ab The rate is heavy. CH AKP members of parliament said that it is not yet clear which bank to borrow.
Source : www.cumhuriyet.com.t is