Cahit Turhan, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Turkey, visited the Governorate after reviewing the construction of the ring road in the Çankırı Kenbağ location.
Turhan welcomed by Governor Hamdi Bilge Aktaş, signed the governor's honor book.
Visiting Çankırı Municipality and meeting with Mayor İsmail Hakkı Esen, Turhan received information about the city.
Later, Minister Turhan met with the Mayor Bayram Yavuz Onay in the central district of Çankırı and received information about the district.
Turhan then went to the town of Şabanözü, in his speech in front of the town hall, said they have performed billions of pounds so far service.
Emphasizing that the Turkish nation deserves to be a great state, Turhan said, “From time to time, they divided us, torn us, turned them into principalities, but again we were resurrected and we established empires. We are resurrected, we are building, we hope we will establish our new empire. As long as we are in unity and solidarity. ” he spoke.
Prescriptive, Turhan explaining that Turkey is a big decision that case, it also expressed that they would resort together as a nation.
That it should be in Turkey's interests troops pointing Turhan, he said:
“Unfortunately, there is a main opposition in our country, whatever we do says it is 'wrong'. We bridge the straits, we make tunnels under the throat, we pierce the mountains, they say 'You are doing it wrong'. Now, we are saying, “We will do Kanal Istanbul” and they are against it. They have no confidence in their thought systematic. These folks tried to make cars, they said 'You can't do it', they did not. They tried to make the plane, they said, 'We can't do this,' they didn't. They tried to make their own dams, their bridges, and they opposed it. Now we are doing these. In addition, as a result of the political and economic stability provided in this country, we are doing many projects with build-operate-transfer without spending money from the budget. These projects pay their own money. They try to criticize this. ”
Emphasizing that there are many gains to be achieved with the Canal Istanbul Project, Turhan reminded that a ship hit the beach in the Bosphorus.
Pointing out that the number of ships passing through the Bosphorus reaches 43 thousand per year, Turhan continued as follows: “There are ships waiting for days at the entrance of the Bosphorus, anchored off the Marmara and Black Sea. The ships are waiting for days to reach their destination. People there are at risk. A storm breaks, drags the waiting ship, takes it to the beach. Are we going to be an audience? This is an international waterway. Montreux has set the rules for this. It determined the rights and law of the parties. We have the right to rule here. Here we set the rules, but in order to serve safely and safely international maritime traffic, our estimate is around 25 thousand ships. Currently, 43 thousand odd has passed. This is increasing every year. ”
Minister Turhan stated that Istanbul Airport was built because the need was not met and said, “We make the channel for this. If we do not, this will be pressure on us. Ships waiting there, accidents that occur there, sea pollution, explosions or accidents that may occur due to ships will harm us. We need to take precaution. In return, we will get a return from the passing ship. ” used expressions.
After his speech, Turhan visited the Municipality of Şabanözü and received information from the Mayor Faik Özcan, then left the city.