Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, on the measures taken within the scope of the fight against the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19), said, “We have cut the iron and road transportation especially with our eastern neighbor Iran. We also stopped our Sofia railway service. Their only purpose is to protect our people's health and our country. ”
Minister Turhan made examinations in Yeşilyurt Port with the road works carried out in Ayvacık and Tekkeköy districts.
Turhan, who later held a press conference at the Governorship of Samsun, pointed out that the new type of coronavirus that shook the world was a health problem.
All the world's Turhan highlighted that should remain vigilant about it, the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's instructions in Turkey, Health Science Board's recommendations, a series of measures required to obtain on the domestic need in accordance with the decision of the Ministry of Health as well as overseas transportation services told occur.
Underlining that the airline connection with 14 countries has been cut within this scope, Turhan said, “We have cut the rail and road transportation especially with our eastern neighbor Iran. We also stopped our Sofia railway service. Their sole purpose is to protect our people's health and our country. These periods can be shortened and extended in line with the decisions of our Health Science Board and the Ministry of Health. ” he spoke.