Within the scope of the revised action plan of the Southeastern Anatolia Project, the railway network will be extended to the Habur Border Gate. Thus, the foreign trade volume with Iraq has become Turkey's second biggest export is aimed at further enhancing the door. The Ministry of Development and the Ministry of Transport will act jointly on this issue.
Under the new rail route as well as the GAP Action Plan also applied to the high-speed train projects in different cities of Turkey will be given. In this context, the first train line between Diyarbakır and Şanlıurfa will be constructed. Ministry of Development sources stated that the Ministry of Development will continue to operate between all GAP provinces. In addition to the linkage of the railway network, a new road works will be focused on connecting the Southeast Anatolia Region and the Black Sea Region. According to the information obtained from the north-south connection produced in the GAP product will be delivered to the Black Sea port by motorway.
Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz, who is in charge of the GAP, stated that they aim to move the GAP further, and that they have revised the GAP Action Plan. According to the information provided by the Minister Yılmaz, the share of the GAP Region investments in the central budget increased from 7 to 14. 2007 62,2 4 86 370 418 498 728 2012 XNUMX XNUMX The area opened to irrigation in the region of XNUMX thousand XNUMX hectare reached that Yilmaz, XNUMX thousand XNUMX hectares of the main channels to serve the area began to service and most of the XNUMX reached the end of the year reported that the completion stage.