Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan stated that Marmaray made life easier for Istanbulites and said, “At the end of this year, Halkalı`` Either we will make 77 kilometers uninterrupted with Marmaray vehicles. '' said.
The Honorary Doctorate was handed over to Minister Arslan by Maltepe University for his efforts and contribution in the planning, construction and finalization of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line.
Association of Caucasus Universities (KÜNİB) 7. Speaking at the honorary doctorate held within the scope of the Ordinary General Assembly Arslan, Maltepe University Rector. Dr. Thanking Sahin Karasar and the members of the Senate, he said that the title made itself both proud and embarrassed.
Arslan stated that they have realized many projects not only for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Line Project, but also for the development of the country.
Arslan, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in each work, all members of the cabinet reported that very serious contributions.
Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, undersecretaries and general managers across the road to the workers working until the 250 thousand people who transfer a family of Arslan, they received this honorary doctorate on behalf of them told.
Arslan stated that they are doing very serious studies in the transportation sector and that they will continue to do so, and mentioned the share of the transportation sector in GDP.
Turkey's Arslan voicing continued their efforts to become a regional base, from Turkey 3-4 hour flight, it reached a population of 1,5 billion, this population experienced by the countries of the total GDP of that 35 trillion dollars, to convert the said figures on behalf of Turkey to add value he said they were working for
Arslan said that due to the development of China and India in recent years, the center of gravity of world transportation has shifted to the east, and that they have implemented transportation corridors to do this.
Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway to be connected to Iran
“The next period is the period of our regions including our geography. We believe that transportation in the triangle of Anatolia, the Caucasus and Central Asia will increase several times its current economic size in the medium term. Therefore, it is our obligation to make our geography an international corridor preferred in every mode of transportation. " he spoke.
Turkey is also mentioned in the activities they do to improve the transportation corridor where Arslan, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line is very important, he stressed.
Arslan noted that with the opening of the Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway Line, they had the opportunity to carry uninterrupted freight from China to Europe, and that they will soon connect this corridor to Iran by making the Kars Iğdır Dilucu Nahcivan Iran line, so that they can connect the line to Pakistan. He told me they would have a chance.
Expressing that the importance of the project will be understood more in the future, Arslan stated that 240 million tons of freight is sent to Europe from China alone.
On the third bridge, the railway tender
Stating that Marmaray made life easier for Istanbulites, Minister Arslan said, “At the end of this year, from Gebze HalkalıWe will make 77 kilometers uninterrupted by Marmaray vehicles. Not satisfied with this, we will also build a rail system on Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, which is an important complement to the middle corridor, which is the third bridge we built, in terms of highway. The project is about to finish. We will start its tender soon. " used the expressions.
Arslan, North Marmara Motorway, 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, such as the completion of important projects to complete the middle corridor, they noted the transportation projects.
Reminding that the New Airport in Istanbul will be completed on October 29, Arslan stated that they will be an important center in terms of international transportation.
Rector of Maltepe University. Dr. Prof. Dr. Şahin Karasar, Rector of Tabriz University Dr. Seyyit Muhammed Purmuhammedi, Rector of Baku Foreign Languages University Dr. Prof. Dr. Kemal Abdulla, Gori University, Georgia Dr. Prof. Giorgi Sosiashvli and the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Dimitri Vasiliyev made several speeches.