Minister Ahmet Arslan, “Our goal with logistics centers is to reach a capacity capable of handling 35 million tons of cargo, to create a logistics area in 10 million square meters”
Minister Arslan, Karsi Governor of Kars, Kars Governor Rahmi Doğan, AK Party Kars Deputy Yusuf Selahattin Beyribey, Sarıkamış Mayor Göksal Toksoy, Sarıkamış District Governor Yusuf İzzet Karaman and Ay Yıldız Ceremonial Area and the Caucasian Movement Research He made examinations in the Central Museum and Exhibition Hall and received information from the contractor company officials about the works.
After his contacts in Sarıkamış district, Arslan, who went to Kars city center by road with his accompanying people, examined the Kars Logistics Center under construction.
Receiving detailed information from the contractor company officials about the logistics center, Arslan examined the construction works for some time by wearing a hard hat.
Arslan, told reporters here, the country's development of the industry and the country is a logistical base to be carried out some projects, he said.
21 logistics center will be awarded to the country
The project within the scope of the project until now by opening the 7 logistics center reminding Arslan, said the following information:
“We are in Kars, one of the 7 logistics centers currently under construction, and construction works continue in all 7 logistics centers. In addition, 7 more logistics centers, where we are planning, tender preparations and projects are being prepared, continue to work. Thus, we will have gained 21 logistics centers across the country. This is handled in Turkey (stacking of goods in customs) means to add additional capacity to load 35 million tons of load capacity and means to build about 10 million square meters of logistics space. "
Minister Arslan stated that they carried out these studies within the framework of a certain program and that one of the logistics centers was made in Erzurum and that it would be completed in a short time.
Arslan said, “Our goal with logistics centers is to reach a capacity that can handle 35 million tons of cargo and create a logistics area in 10 million square meters. We will have completed the Kars Logistics Center, where we have reached 25 percent in construction, in October 2018. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project, which will be opened this year, and the Kars Logistics Center, which will mediate the transportation of cargo in our country to Europe and Central Asia, will be two complementary projects. ” he spoke.
Stating that logistics centers will also contribute to employment in Eastern Anatolia, Arslan completed his words as follows:
“The fact that there is a movement of cargo from these regions to the north and south of our country means the development of Kars in order to revive the trade in these regions and to develop and increase the industry in these regions. At the Kars Logistics Center, where we started working about 5 months ago, the work is very good. In the framework of the mobilization that we began the sake of the country's logistics base in Turkey we are doing in many parts of the world our projects. This also Turkey's economy, will contribute to the growth of industry and the industry. "