The foundation of the Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak railway project was laid at a ceremony at the Karabük Railway Station.
The groundbreaking ceremony was carried out by Minister of Maritime Affairs and Communications Binali Yildirim, Minister for EU Affairs Egemen Bagis, former Parliament Speaker and Karabuk MP Mehmet Ali Sahin, Deputy Chairman of the European Commission and Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas, Karabuk Governor Izzettin Kucuk, Kastamonu Governor Erdogan Bektaş, TCDD General Director Suleyman Karaman, a member of many protocols and participated in many citizens.
In his opening speech, General Director of TCDD Süleyman Karaman said, Süley We are laying the foundation of the Irmak-Karabük-Zonguldak project, which is the biggest transportation project in the single item funded by the EU in non-member countries, with you. In order to realize this project, to provide financing, and to complete the tender process, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, the Minister for EU Affairs, Egemen Bağış, and the former deputies of the Assembly, Mehmet Ali Şahin, the former President of the Assembly, have been presenting them. Bu
The former Parliament Speaker and Karabük Deputy M. Ali Sahin said: de Karabük is a city with a high specific gravity. 3 villages, while a digit, which started operations only KARDEMİR Karabük, not only conducive to the improvement of the environment has been the locomotive of Turkey's development. For a man's performance, the more healthy blood vessels in his body should work, the more a country has to have high-quality transportation networks. Bir
In his speech, Minister for EU Affairs Egemen Bağış gave detailed information about the project. The European Union and Turkey jointly financed by the river, which is the largest project in Turkey-Karabük-Zonguldak 227 million euro project, with a budget that will take place 520 million TL. 194.5 million euros of this budget, ie about 450 million pounds will be financed from EU IPA funds. The project will be completed in 48 month, in the month of Ülkü-Karabük-Zonguldak stage 24. This project shows that Turkey has now become an important transit corridor between the EU and manufacturing centers in the East. With this project, the route, which serves as the 'Coal Line' since 1937, will now turn into a line of peace, brotherhood and development. It is also meaningful to be performing this ceremony in Karabük where the soil is blended with forehead and turned into iron and steel. Karabük the industry, the economy, the gorgeous nature really gives us strength to go on the level of contemporary civilization in Turkey, it is a city which is the driving force. Now, along with this line, we have strengthened the position of Karabük and we have taken a step to pay our gratitude and fidelity to this eminent city.
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