Minister Arslan, BTK Railway Project Description: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ahmet Arslan, said a backward project for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project. Minister Arslan gave the message that this project will be opened in the middle of the year with the works to be carried out in March-April.
Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan, referring to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project under construction, "I hope we will bring it to the testing stage with intense work in March - April, and I hope this project is essential and important for us and our region in the middle of the year." said.
Arslan met with representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and opinion leaders at the 18th Regional Directorate of Highways Meeting Hall of the city.
Making a speech here, Arslan pointed to the importance of the development of the region and said, “If we develop as a region not only from Kars, but from Kars, we will benefit both our region and our country.
Arslan, explaining to other provinces in the region of Kars, as well as projects and investments they do, many cultures in the region, sects living together for a thousand years representatives of putting forth what the unity and solidarity of Turkey and stressed that the example to the world.
They signed many projects in Turkey and the project Arslan said the ethics continue to do, "Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway in our province, our region is very important, somewhat delayed project. Due to the court processes, the project was delayed, but this winter, especially if we work a little more intensely, winter is thankful for God, the snow is fertile but it also prevents the work. Hopefully we will bring it to the testing stage with a lot of work in March - April and hopefully opening this project in the middle of the year is essential and important for us and our region. ”
Minister Arslan also mentioned the logistics center planned to be built in the region and said, “The logistics center that you all know is the complement of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway. The tender process of the logistics center has been going on for 4 - 4,5 months. Now this week we will make the final decision and determine the contractor and hopefully we will hit the dig in March, even if there is no objection. This is a complementary project of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars. and we are coming to Kars step by step, being aware of the importance of the high speed train that has been developing in our country in recent years, to our Kars. Another supplement to this, Iğdır, we are continuing to work on, knowing the importance of a second railway project that will go to Nakhchivan, Iran, Pakistan or even India.