Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, who came together with the transportation correspondents, commented on the investments of the ministry.
Orta Transport in the triangle of Anatolia, the Caucasus and Central Asia will reach several times in the medium term “
Turkey's production and export-oriented record rapid growth of the past 17 years will continue to increase the trade volume, "One Belt One Road Project" Turhan said it will further increase the importance of geography in Turkey in the coming period, "Anatolia, the Caucasus and Central Asia in the triangle transport will reach several times its current economic size in the medium term. ” said.
”The steps in the transportation sector are sounding globally“
The transport sector, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Central and Turhan explained that the most important tools to stimulate trade with the South Asian region, he stressed that the steps taken in this area bring global sound.
Intermodal transport more they plan to take forward, Azerbaijan and Turkey's geographical position of the region should Turhan pointed out that the most important transit center, said:
“Economic transportation service is offered to the exporter via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line”
“Azerbaijan is the gateway to Central Asia. Turkey is located at the intersection of three continents. By integrating different modes of transportation, we try to provide optimum benefits to our transporters by offering different routes and different means of transportation. Thus, besides our countries, we enable the countries of the region to diversify their export goods and enable them to increase their earnings economically. At this point, the best example is the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line. We transport export goods to many regions by transporting them by rail, supporting their initial and final stages with road and sea. In addition to offering an alternative route between east and west, we plan to be an alternative on the north-south axis. ”
“Active diplomacy has been launched for the Middle Hall”
Turhan stated that within the framework of the "One Generation One Road Project", a vision document was published in March 2015, it was aimed to create a huge infrastructure and transportation, investment, energy and trade network connecting China, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Touching on the importance of being on the main transportation corridors and organizing transportation infrastructures from this perspective in order to get more share from the increasing trade volume of these countries and investment environment, Turhan said that an active diplomacy towards the “Middle Corridor” approach has been initiated.
Londra The main axis of transport policies is the uninterrupted transport from China to London “
by Turkey "modern Silk Road Project" also called the "Central Corridor" un complement the existing line between east and west, Turhan said that represents the safe route, more than 16 years of basic axes of the transport policies of the country since the continuous transport line to London from China He noted that he would undertake large-scale infrastructure investments to ensure.
Turhan stated that important steps have been taken on the Asia-Europe-Middle East axis for the development of the historical Silk Road from the Far East to Europe in the "Middle Corridor" and projects that will improve the transportation connection in the east-west and north-south axis. reported that it was in error.
“We are increasing the importance of the corridor with mega projects”
Turhan, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line from China and Central Asia that combines infrastructure that reaches all the way to Turkey and stressing that the very great importance, "This project not only combines three countries. Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and China are tied together. " found the assessment.
Turhan said that the 829-kilometer railway route from Baku to Kars completed an important part of the Caspian-Crossing Middle Corridor line and said that the importance of the project will be understood much better in the coming years.
UM 1.5 billion dollars trade day between China and Europe “
Indicating that the trade between China and Europe has reached a size of $ 1,5 billion a day, Turhan said that the flow of trade continues to increase and that the 5 is expected to exceed 2 billion dollars per day during the year.
Turhan, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line to work with full capacity to complete the path of completing this route is of vital importance, he noted:
“Marmaray Tube Pass, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, North Marmara Highway, Eurasia Tunnel, Osmangazi Bridge, high-speed train and high-speed train lines, North Aegean Port, Gebze Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway, 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, Istanbul Airport provided by the corridor. we increase the benefit and importance. In particular, we realize the giant projects that will be the continuation of this corridor with the public private partnership, using the private sector dynamics, both quickly and at less cost. We meet unlimited needs with our limited resources. ”
“We will attend the International Cooperation Generation and Road Forum on 25 April”
Minister Turhan stated that they will participate in the 25nd International Cooperation Generation and Road Forum on April 2 and stated that approximately 12 projects will be presented in the next session of the forum.