Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan made statements about the investments of the ministry in Antalya, where he examined.
Antalya's growing, Turhan emphasized that receive the growing share of Turkey, on the road in conjunction with the neighboring provinces around Antalya, echoed the work they do, the Mediterranean coastal road in Mersin, Fethiye-Mugla direction of the divided highway, Antalya connecting inland Anatolia Stating that they are also improving the routes, he said:
“We serve tourism by reducing the increasing number of tourists in Antalya, the additional burden brought by the traffic generated by this, making transportation more comfortable, comfortable, economical and short-term. We carry out important works to improve our roads and ports that connect agricultural products grown in the region to other regions of our country and abroad. A significant part of these has been completed. ”
Providing information on seaway, airline and railroad investments, Turhan said, “The amount of investments we have made in Antalya has reached 11 billion liras so far. A billion of this was done through the build-operate-transfer method. Antalya Airport, Gazipaşa Airport terminals were put into operation with the build-operate-transfer model. We also plan to connect Antalya to Izmir by high speed train and train in the near future. Our project work on this continues. We will start the construction works by taking them into the investment program in the coming period ”.