Dates for Kanal Istanbul Project are becoming clear The plans of the Canal Istanbul Project, the project of the century, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called "my dream", is suspended in January.
Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum, we will suspend the development plans of Kanal Istanbul this month. “The year 2021 will be a year in which Kanal Istanbul will start and will be done quickly. “I think the foundations will be laid in the first half of the year”.
The President of the Economic Reporters Association (EMD) Turgay Türker, Vice President Hazal Ateş and the Minister Institution, which accepted the Board of Directors, made important statements about the Istanbul Channel Project.
The Minister of Environment and Urbanization, Murat Kurum, evaluated the Kanal Istanbul project work carried out with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. The Minister Institution said, “We are implementing Kanal Istanbul, the biggest transformation project in our Republican history. In terms of being a project that will suit our Istanbul, we are doing our work in detail in order to protect the environment, to prevent damage to natural resources and to eliminate the danger in the Bosphorus. We have completed the EIA process of the project, which we allocate 52 percent to green areas and social facilities, by taking the opinions of the universities. We approved our landscaping plans in three stages, ”he said. (Source: Hazal Ateş / Sabah)