Concrete steps were taken for the West Mediterranean Development Agency's planning for the establishment of the Logistics Center in the region where the Süleyman Demirel OSB and the Airport are located. Negotiations with the Ministry of Economy Free Zones Overseas Investment and Services General Directorate gave positive results. The first serious test for Isparta, which wants to establish a Free Zone in the region where airway, highway and railroad intersect, will be held in 13 March. 2 project head of the Free Zones International Investment and Services General Directorate, 1 will come to Isparta and make investigations in the region.
Experts from the Free Zones Overseas Investment and Services General Directorate will also participate in the common mind meeting on the same day. The meeting will be hosted by Isparta Branch of TÜMSİAD.
The project, which envisaged the establishment of a Logistics Center at the intersection of airways, roads and railways, was presented to Süreyya Sadi Bilgiç, Deputy Chairman of the TMBB Plan and Budget Commission. BAKA Isparta Investment Support Office Coordinator Ali Galip Bilgili has requested support from the deputy Bilgiç regarding the legal arrangements for the Logistics Center Project. An example of the file was given to Bilgiç.
THERE IS A TASK ON THE ISPARTA
The first step in the establishment of the Free Zone should be taken from Isparta. This issue will be discussed at the 13 meeting in March. If the experts of the Ministry of Economy give a positive opinion that the Free Zone can be declared, the company should be established immediately. After the establishment of the Free Zone Operator Company with the participation of the public, NGOs, professional organizations and the private sector, the issue will be transferred to the Council of Ministers. The Free Zone will be officially established after the approval of the Council of Ministers.
WHAT WILL WINS ISPARTA?
The foundation of BAKA's project for the establishment of a Free Zone in Isparta lies at the Süleyman Demirel Airport, which has difficulties in investing in hangars, and the company that has been licensed for 4 annually. If Free Zone installation takes place, logistical investments will be easier. Barriers to foreign investors will be eliminated. Within the scope of the Free Zone to be established at the intersection of the airway, railway and highway; - Air cargo - Low maintenance hangars - Air technical schools - Pilot training centers - Rail transport - Cold air storage for fresh fruit and vegetable export - Investments in processed marble, furniture, Dairy products, cosmetics, agricultural machinery exports can be realized. This means that Isparta is the Logistics Center.
Founded in Dubai Airport in 1996, it is reported that the company operates in aviation, medicine, logistics jewelry, information technology and mobile phone sector in the Free Zone near 1300. Annually 1,5 million tons of cargo fly by the Dubai example can be put into practice said.
Source: News 32