With the excavation of Kanal Istanbul, the island and green areas will be built: Stating that they have brought the Kanal Istanbul Project to a certain stage, Minister Arslan said, “We will use 1.7 billion cubic meters of excavation to fill and green the marshes next to the 3rd Airport. And we will make islands, ”he said.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan answered journalists' questions at the iftar program he organized. Stating that they have brought the works to a certain stage, including evaluating the material to be released for the Kanal Istanbul Project, Arslan said, “1.7 billion cubic meters of excavation will be released, some of this will be used to fill and green the swamps originating from the coal mines next to the 3rd Airport, but it is still very serious. material remains, we will also evaluate that material. We previously said that we will build islands, we are talking about a serious work including their operation and the most efficient use. After the final consultation, we will explain and set out ”.