In Aksaray, 90 Thousand Saplings were brought together with the slogan 'Breathe to the Future'; Minister of Agriculture and Forestry campaign implemented within the framework of the Ankara-Kirsehir-Aksaray-Nigde Highway Alayhan Junction, participating in the ceremony Minister Turhan, in his speech here, build-operate-transfer method, said they continue to work quickly on this highway.
Turhan stated that they would take the project into service next year and said:
“That's a year before its normal duration. 330 is a giant project of kilometers. 1,5 has an investment cost of EUR billion. When this project comes into service, 30 kilometers between Ankara and Adana will be shortened. We continue to shorten distances, make the difficulty easy and make faces laugh with the services we provide in every corner of our country. Today, we participate in the campaign to plant 11 million saplings in our country with 90 thousand saplings in Aksaray. As the Ministry, we contributed by planting 2,5 million trees on the route of Ankara-Niğde Highway. We don't just make roads, we give water to nature. Because we are aware that a green and lively nature is our most important legacy we will leave to our future generations. We approach all plans and projects with this sensitivity and take special precautions to protect the nature. ”
In this sense, Turhan stated that they have taken all kinds of environmental cleaning measures in the construction areas and that they have planted trees in layers instead of every tree that has been cut for necessary reasons.
After the speeches, the program ended with Turhan and his associates planting saplings and watering them.