Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication Ahmet Arslan stated that they will connect Eastern Anatolia and the Eastern Black Sea Region with a train line and said, “The train load going from Karstan to the west must also go to the Black Sea. Therefore, we will connect Kırıkkale, Çorum, Samsun, and Erzincan to Trabzon,” he said.
Minister Arslan, in his speech to the representatives of non-governmental organizations gathered in Kars, during the AK Party governments told the services made to Kars and the country.
During the AK Party governments, the country kazanand kazanArslan stated that they continue to work and said that they are carrying out very big projects in transportation to many points of the country, especially Istanbul.
Expressing that they are witness to the Karslılar Arslan, continued as follows:
“We introduced our country by high-speed train. Now our country is a 6th high speed train operator in Europe and the 8th in the world. But we say, 'Ankara, Konya, Eskişehir, Istanbul, Kocaeli is not enough for us to be connected'. All our work and goals are as follows; spread the high-speed train all over the country. So after Istanbul, take it from Kapıkule to Europe and from Ankara to this side. Construction of Sivas continues. The tender of Erzincan continues. Right after that, we are working to bring Erzurum and Kars to the high-speed train. ”
Arslan stressed that they were aiming to combine the country with a paint from a height.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to open in June
Arslan pointed out that the train load going from Kars to the west should also go to the Black Sea, adding:
“The train load going west from Kars should also go to the Black Sea. Therefore, we will make a connection to Kırıkkale, Çorum, Samsun and from Erzincan to Trabzon. We will build railway networks descending from Erzincan to the south, Sivas to the south, namely Elazig, Malatya, Diyarbakir and Mardin. These are complementary to each other. These are very important for us and our country. One of the most important rings of these projects is the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway Project so that a train departing from London can go to Beijing. This project is very important for our region and Kars. Hopefully, we open it to business in June. ”
Stating that they have built logistics centers in many parts of the country, Arslan stated that Kars has a big share in the project with 94 million 300 thousand liras.
Istanbul New Airport
They increased the number of airports in Turkey from 25 to 55 but they were not satisfied with it describing Arslan, conveyed the following information:
“The new airport under construction in Istanbul will be the largest airport in the world. It will be the crowning point of all these projects. This airport will serve 200 million passengers a year. The area of use is 76,5 million square meters, easy to language. There is a country called Malta, this country is hundreds of times the size. We are not satisfied with these, our country needs to go further. Our country needs to develop further. We are doing great projects for him. ”