Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, former Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan took over.
Turhan, in his speech at the handover ceremony held in the Ministry, the Ministry's life of the people of the country's daily life, travel and communication to be accessible and accessible to be achieved in large projects, he said.
Stating that the projects initiated by the former Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım during the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications and the work carried out under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan were admirable. After 30 years of separation, I returned to the home again. After that, we will try to provide better services to our country with the transportation family. ” said.
Emphasizing that, in the words of President Erdoğan, "this is a work of love, enthusiasm, love and affection," Turhan said that they will form the basis of services in every field in order to prepare the country for the goals of 2023, 2053, 2071, which they also show.
Turhan stated that they will continue to work with love and enthusiasm in order to reach larger targets, to serve the people faster with a new understanding, in order to reach the goals of President Erdoğan.
Underlining that they will make efforts to bring this flag to the point of view, the Turhan, the nation and the country have been able to make more beautiful and useful services.
Turhan also mentioned the train accident in Tekirdağ-Çorlu and said:
“Such accidents happen from time to time in the transportation industry. We, as the Ministry, which determines the rules with both the facility, the vehicles and the users, will do what needs to be done in this regard. It is not enough to make the service infrastructure, it is as important to make the operating rules during the use of this service. ”
“As the transportation family, we moved the flag even higher”
Arslan said that during the AK Party governments, 16 has been doing and doing much about the access and transportation of the country for the last XNUMX years, and that international carriers who benefit from the transportation and access of the country know this.
Emphasizing that they have invested 16 billion liras as ministry in 474 years, Arslan said, “25,5 months ago, when we took over the ministry from Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, 'We will carry this flag higher by adding our night to our day with our teammates.' We said. As the transportation family of 240 thousand people, we carried the flag even higher. ” he spoke.
Arslan, who gave information about the works carried out during the period of his Ministry, said that the Istanbul New Airport will be officially put into service on 29 October, that they have finalized the works in the field related to Kanal Istanbul, they have made soundings, they determined the route, they started the EIA process and this year he said “Vira bismillah He said that they brought it to the stage that can be said.
Reminding that an unwanted train accident occurred in Tekirdağ Çorlu, Arslan said that all kinds of judicial and administrative investigations were carried out regarding the incident.
Arslan, stating that any work is done so that there are no mistakes or glitches, he noted:
“There are studies done in certain periods. There are studies with narrow, long and medium term periods. These studies are that there is no jump or deficiency. This will be finalized with judicial and administrative investigations, but while making a statement at the crisis center that day, it was stated that the long-term control took place in April. Has nothing been done since April? No, there are 6-month, 1-year checks. In particular, it has been made necessary for geometric dimensions. I would like to emphasize that monthly, 15-day, weekly checks are also made and documented. ”
After the speeches, Cahit Turhan took over the position of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure from Arslan.