In his speech at the konuş Preparation of Earthquake Regulations for Transportation and Distribution Facilities en organized by the General Directorate of Highways (KGM), Minister Turhan said that transportation is a strategic area at the center of political, social, technical, economic and cultural relations.
Work or projects "transportation mind" Turhan highlight the investment would be dead from lack of results can be put into practice, also he expressed that this issue is very important for Turkey. Minister Turhan said, iz Our country is a natural base for logistics because it is located on the important trade corridors at the intersection of 3 continent. We are not only between east and west, but also between north and south on a global scale. When we consider the geostrategic position of our country, the importance of these issues will be understood much better. ”
Thanks to the collective transportation mind they put into operation, 'To have a geostrategic position is not enough, it should be equipped with the modes of transportation it deserves.' Turhan said that all modes of transport and integration of each other in high quality and confidence are the main priorities.
Turhan, Turkey today, noting that it will not have the transportation infrastructure incomparably higher than yesterday, unprecedented in the history of the country as soon as possible 16 years stated that they walked zoning and construction work.
Turhan pointed out that they have signed finger-works in the world such as motorways, divided roads, airports, harbors, high speed train lines, tunnels, bridges, Istanbul Airport, Marmaray, Eurasia Tunnel, Yavuz Sultan Selim and Osmangazi bridges. access is also much easier, secure and prosperous Turkey in Converged said.
Minister Turhan, all these efforts with devotion, labor, collective wisdom, experience, knowledge, knowledge, courage and faith is done, said that will continue to be done.
“We are thinking a thousand and taking a step”
Turhan said that they take every step of the works with the consciousness of building the future with confidence instead of saving the day and said: “In each of our steps, we split the hair, think a thousand and take a step. Within the scope of the facilities, we also take care that everything is local and national. In this sense, an issue that we attach importance to being national is the earthquake regulation. Kul
Turkey is the fact that it's reminiscent of an earthquake and Turhan in a very painful way experienced 1999, 1999, reported that the society and the state as the year started to focus on earthquake issues.
Turhan, during the government, "National Earthquake Strategy and Action Plan" pointed out that preparedness against the earthquake has become a state policy, said:
“As the Ministry, we show the highest level of sensitivity to earthquake safety in our transportation and infrastructure works. While strengthening our existing structures against possible earthquakes, we also maximize earthquake safety in our new projects. The aim is to be prepared without knocking on our earthquake door, and to keep loss and damage to a minimum in case God shows. ”
Iz We will put an end to non-national practice ”
Stating that they have benefited from the earthquake regulations prepared by certain countries so far, they have tendered and implemented the projects in the light of these regulations and said:
“As the Ministry, we have come to a certain stage in our work that we have been conducting for a while for our local and national earthquake regulations. There's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency released by Turkey Earthquake Map and taking into account the work that we do now has no reason to require us to use the regulations of foreign countries. I believe that the ideas and suggestions to be put forward in this workshop will bring scientific depth to the current studies. We should prepare such a regulation that it will be accepted and applied by other countries. For this reason, I care about this workshop and I am happy that we will put an end to non-national practice. ”