Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications,
“Our goal is to increase the rail network to 26 thousand kilometers”
“The line, which will be completed by Bulgaria until 2014 and will go to the northwest, from Edirne to Kars, from there to Tbilisi, from Baku to Central Asia, this transportation corridor, the rail system, the Marmara Project, which unites the two continents under the Bosphorus, is the most important transportation. will form the railway corridor ”
Eurasia Rail. 2. Railway, Light Rail Systems, Infrastructure and Logistics Systems Fair was opened in Istanbul Expo Center. Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yıldırım, TCDD General Director Süleyman Karamani Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski and other guests attended.
WORLD WOMEN'S DAY MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER
Speaking at the opening of the fair, Minister Binali Yıldırım started his speech by celebrating the International Women's Day on 8 March. Yıldırım said, “Today is 8 March International Women's Day. On this occasion, I wish the women of the world auspicious Auspiciousness. I congratulate this important day of our women of the world for a democratic and free world that has joined the more beautifully educated and more workforce in the future. ”
“OUR GOAL IS TO UPGRADE THE RAILWAY NETWORK TO TOTAL 26 THOUSAND KM”
Minister Yıldırım also talked about railway projects in his speech. Yıldırım said, “The line that will be completed by Bulgaria until 2014 and will go to the northwest, from Edirne to Kars, from there to Tbilisi, from Baku to Central Asia. will constitute the important transportation railway corridor. This geography, which has an economic size of 1.5 billion people and 25 trillion, continues to be an important junction point that connects eastern western civilizations with railways and highways. ”
Minister Yıldırım stated that the investments will continue, “The amount of investment to be made in the railway sector in this region in the next 10 years has been calculated as 150 million Dollars. This means that. Both railway infrastructure, superstructure, new technologies and more investment in the railway industry will be more cooperation, more prosperity for countries. The amount of projects initiated on railways in the last 9 years has exceeded 40 billion liras. It has reached 25 billion of our projects to date. In the next 10 years, our goal will be to increase our high-speed railway network to 30 thousand kilometers and increase our conventional railway network by 10 thousand kilometers to a total of 4 thousand kilometers by adding a new railway investment of 26 billion dollars to existing investments. ”
“RAILWAYS SHOULD BE DEVELOPED”
Yıldırım said, “We are about to complete the infrastructure that will connect the Caucasus, Central Asia, Far East geography to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Therefore, we will continue to strengthen the connections with our neighbors such as Bulgaria, both road and rail and air connections. ” TCDD General Manager Süleyman Karaman wished the fair to be opened was good. Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski also spoke before the opening. "The five transport corridors pass through the borders of Bulgaria," said Moskovski. The fact that these corridors pass through our country has made our country also important for Europe. In terms of developing our relations with Turkey, we see that gains significance of this corridor. In the light of these developments, railways need to be improved further. ”
CELEBRATION FROM MINISTER YILDIRIM TO WOMEN
After the speeches, Minister Binali Yıldırım opened the fair. After visiting the fair for a while after the opening of the fair, Yıldırım distributed the carnations in his hands to women journalists and women in charge of the fair. Yıldırım celebrated women's 8 March International Women's Day. Minister Yıldırım walking around the stands with company representatives sohbet also did. Nearly 20 foreign and domestic companies from 200 countries are participating in the fair. The fair, inaugurated by Minister Binali Yıldırım, will end on March 10.
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