Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan addressed the citizens of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway, who met to meet him after the test drive.
In his speech at Kars Station, Arslan thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President Aliyev and Georgian President Giorgi Margvelaşvili, emphasizing that Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attaches great importance to this project.
Reminding that he was involved as a bureaucrat at the beginning of the project, Arslan said, “Our Prime Minister, Mr. Binali Yıldırım, has given this importance to this project since his ministry's period, and it was our companionship to bring them to these days.” found the assessment.
“Difficult processes are left behind”
Referring to the difficult processes left behind in the project, Arslan said:
“In the realization of this project, we kiss the foreheads of each of the workers who shed the bacteria. Our contractors, their engineers, their technicians made extraordinary efforts. The project has reached this stage. We have demonstrated our will as Turkey. At the point of Georgia's realization of this project, Azerbaijan fully covered the money and the credit of that line. The project will take people's civilizations and cultures together not only economic but also human relations. Turkey and Azerbaijan will make borders. It will bring prosperity, bring hope, bring civilization. It will make a significant contribution to the development of these regions. ”
Arslan, the construction of the Kars Logistics Center started construction of the people of the region will be provided serious employment, he added.
Following the speeches, Minister Arslan and Gurbanov visited Kars Consulate General of Azerbaijan.