Ankara High Speed Train Station Opening Date Has Been Determined: Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan stated that a modern and beautiful terminal was built in Ankara Station with a build-operate-transfer model and said, “We aim the opening date of the terminal as October 29, on October 29, Let us open and present it to the service of our people with the participation of our Prime Minister and President on the anniversary of the establishment. ” said.
Minister Arslan visited the Governorate in Iğdır, where he came to make various contacts, and made statements to journalists here. Expressing that the region needs to run faster in order to close the gap with the west, Arslan emphasized that many things that could not have been imagined before 2002 have turned into reality today in Iğdır.
“Ankara Station will be opened on October 29”
Minister Arslan stated that Ankara will become the base upon the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project on the question of a journalist regarding the "Ankara Station". Stating that Ankara will become the center of Ankara-Sivas-Kars, Ankara-Yerköy-Kayseri, Ankara-Konya-Mersin-Adana, Ankara-İzmir, Ankara-Istanbul, Ankara-Antalya lines, Arslan continued his words as follows:
“For this reason, we are making a very modern, very beautiful terminal like an airport with the build-operate-transfer model in Ankara so that our people can get service faster. We target the opening date of the terminal as October 29, on October 29, on the anniversary of the establishment of our Republic, with the participation of our Prime Minister and President, we will open it and serve it to our people. Because not only will benefit our citizens will come to the capital city of Ankara, Turkey's very nice all over the terminal. Our goal is to open that beautiful terminal on 29 October and present it to our people. ”
Arslan emphasized that the works for the construction of Rize-Artvin Airport, the project of which was previously canceled and revised, are continuing.
Stating that Rize-Artvin Airport will be the second airport to be built on the sea after Ordu-Giresun, Arslan said, “We will complete the revision of the project in approximately 2-1 months period and we will bid again. Therefore, both Rize and Artvin will benefit from the airport, of course, and our other people should not worry. We did not leave any of our work in half, we will tender Rize-Artvin Airport this year and we will hit the dig. Within two to three years, our country will have a second airport built on the sea, which it will be proud of worldwide. ” he spoke.
Minister Arslan's program was also attended by Iğdır Governor Ahmet Turgay Alpman, AK Party Iğdır Deputy Nurettin Aras, Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Staff Colonel Kahraman Dikmen, Provincial Police Chief Yüksel Babal and AK Party Provincial Head Ahmet Tutulmaz.