Railway to Habur to increase exports to Iraq

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.
which ranks second in Turkey's exports are being taken a new step to increase trade with Iraq. The issue of extending the national railway network to Habur was discussed. The Railway Network will be expanded by revising the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) Action Plan. The Ministry of Development will knock on the door of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications within the scope of increasing trade with neighboring countries. After the project is accepted, a goods loaded on the train from Istanbul Haydarpaşa can be sent by rail until the Habur Border Gate. The complete source for the problem to be pointed out that a senior economic official Project, Turkey's exports to Iraq from the completion of the work will endure, he said. The foreign trade volume with Iraq carried out in the second country after Germany is Turkey's biggest export is increasing every day.
The new railway route as well as the scope of GAP Action Plan implemented in different cities of Turkey will be given also to the high-speed train project. In this context, the first high-speed line will be built between Diyarbakır and Şanlıurfa. Stating that the study project work of the Ministry of Transportation is continuing, sources of the Ministry of Development said that the high speed train will serve between all GAP provinces in time. In addition to the railway network connection, a new road study that will connect the Southeastern Anatolia Region and the Black Sea Region is focused on. According to the information obtained, a product produced in GAP with a north-south connection will be delivered to the Black Sea port by highway.

Source : http://www.zaman.com.tr



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