The Treasury will have to pay 2020 billion lira in 20 due to the vehicle and passenger guarantee at roads, bridges, tunnels and airports, which are implemented through Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) projects.
The amounts paid by the Treasury for the vehicle and passenger guarantee at the roads, bridges, tunnels and airports, which are realized with the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) projects, are astonishing. 49 million 629 thousand liras was paid to the operating company in Ankara Station for three years. In 2019, Osmangazi and Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridges and 3 billion liras were transferred due to the vehicle warranty in the Eurasia Tunnel.
14 ANNUAL GUARANTEE
CHP Kocaeli Deputy Haydar Akar, Başak Kaya from SÖZCÜIn Ankara's statement, the Ankara YHT Station, which was put into service on October 29, 2016, stated that despite the increasing number of guaranteed passengers every year, the number of passengers benefiting from the station decreased and the money from the Treasury also multiplied. The passenger, which was 2018 million 2 thousand in 507, decreased by 2019 thousand in 573 and decreased to 1 million 934 thousand.
In Ankara YHT, 2 million passengers for the first 2 years, 3 million passengers in the 9-5th years, 10 million passengers for the 10 and later years, 1.5 million + VAT per passenger. Akar stated that Ankara High Speed Train Station tender was received by Limak, Kolin and Cengiz İnşaat with a 20-year 6-month operating period and 14-year passenger warranty.
Akar said: “In 2017, the amount paid by the Treasury was 13 million 659 thousand lira; 2018 million 14 thousand lira on TL basis, 2019 million lira in 21 and 965 million 3 thousand lira in 49. These projects are a huge burden for the state. Vehicle guarantee on the highways, patient guarantee on the city hospitals, passenger guarantees on the airlines and railways. However, none of these guarantees come true. ”
THE PAID MONEY INCREASES EVERY YEAR
CHP's Haydar Akar said, “The budget allocated for Build-Operate-Transfer projects in the budget items of the Treasury Ministry of Finance is increasing every year. The appropriation, which was 2017 billion lira in 9, increased to 2018 billion lira in 15, 2019 billion lira in 18 and 2020 billion lira in 20. 2021 billion pounds will be allocated for 23. With the introduction of new city hospitals and highways, this situation will no longer be covered by the Treasury. ”