The ongoing 3 in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi. Speaking at the Tbilisi Silk Road Forum, Turhan said that after the 30 annual globalization process, the inter-continent trade volume has reached enormous dimensions.
Turhan noted that the shift of the economic attraction center towards developing economies and the globalization of the supply chains increased the demand for transportation and logistics services and pointed out the importance of transport links based on rail and combined transport for sustainable and green international transportation.
Han The study of Eurasian transport links by the United Nations (UN) has shown that railways and multimodal transport corridors may be more competitive than maritime transport. Tur
Turkey's transport connections to handle the point holistic perspective, both physical and stressed that attaches great importance to the elimination of obstacles without physical Turhan, "Turkey in the last 17 launched an impending dollars 145 billion infrastructure investment moves in years. The main objective of our transportation investments, ensure fast and seamless connectivity between Asia and Europe and Turkey is to become a logistics base for the region. "he said.
In Turkey, Turhan would continue to increase its production and export-oriented trade volume, "One Belt One Road" recording of the importance of the region through the project will increase further, "Anatolia, the Caucasus and Central Asia triangular transport in the medium term will reach a multiple of the current economic size. ”.
"Turkey, Azerbaijan and the goal of establishing an uninterrupted rail link from London to Beijing through our country, which constitutes the basic axis of our railway line with the transport policy based on a tripartite agreement between Georgia has been realized." Said Turhan, this pipeline, Turkey's ports only thanks to Europe It has become an economic, safe and competitive corridor that extends to Africa and not to Africa.
Turhan, pointing to increase the importance of the Silk Road corridor with mega transport infrastructure projects in Turkey, "especially that the continuation of this corridor giant projects are done using the dynamic public-private partnership to launch and implement both quickly and at less cost than the private sector. We meet unlimited needs with our limited resources. ”
Turhan emphasized that innovation and smart use of efficient transportation systems are important in combating environmental issues such as dependence on fossil fuels, traffic and road safety. In this sense, new technologies such as digitalization, electrification and automation make the transportation sector faster, more efficient, sustainable and environmental offers tremendous opportunities.
Within the framework of the Forum, the Minister of Economic and Sustainable Development of Georgia Natia Turnava and the transport ministers of Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Afghanistan also spoke.