Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan, Konya
yı AkdenizStating that work continues on the roads that will connect, “Our work is concentrated especially on the viaduct and tunnel in mountainous regions. Our goal is Konya
yı Orta ve Batı Anadolu ile EgeTo link the ports in the Mediterranean basin with the tourism areas in the region, as well as the roads connecting them to Turkey. ” said.
Minister Turhan, visited the AK Party Konya Provincial Directorate in the statement, said that the crossroads of the transportation routes of the province.
Recalling that the roads connecting Konya to neighboring provinces have been turned into divided roads, Turhan said that some parts of the group are continuing to increase their physical standards.
Turhan pointed out that work is ongoing on the roads that will connect Konya to the Mediterranean Region and said:
“Our work is concentrated in the viaduct and tunnel, especially in mountainous regions. Our aim is to relate Konya to the ports in the Mediterranean basin with the tourism areas in the region, such as the roads connecting Konya to the Middle and West Anatolia and the Aegean. In this way, to improve the transportation infrastructure that will allow the tourists who come to the Mediterranean to use our tourism capacity better, to provide comfortable transportation to our Konya. ”
Konya Metro has come to tender stage
Underlining that the High Speed Train (YHT) has brought significant gains to Konya, Turhan gave the good news that the logistics center under construction will be put into service in the coming days.
Turhan stated that the works are going on in the project that will connect Konya to Mersin over Karaman by rail and added:
“Studies on signalization in the high speed railway project between Konya and Karaman continue. It will continue to be completed and signaled this year. Konya is a rapidly developing province in the region. There is a metro project to solve the problem of public transportation in the city. We completed our project work on this with the protocol we made with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Konya Metropolitan Municipality and the decision of the Council of Ministers. It has reached the tender stage. Konya is not only an industrial and tourism city, but also an educational city with 5 universities. 130 thousand students are studying in Konya. This is a very important potential. It was unimaginable for Konya to train infrastructure services for this education system only with the opportunities and resources of the metropolitan municipality. For this, our government will put the project into practice in order to tender the public transportation metro system of Konya in the coming period and to relieve this problem in the coming period. ”
During the visit, Turhan was accompanied by AK Party Konya Provincial Mayor Hasan Angı, Metropolitan Mayor Uğur İbrahim Altay and mayor candidates of central districts and party members.