Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adil Karaismailoğlu, stated that they will take the Türksat 5A satellite on October 2 and launch it into space on November 30, and said, “Türksat 6A satellite is currently in progress, our own friends are a completely local, national and Turkish-made satellite, I hope 2022. We aim to launch into space within. " said.
Minister Karaismailoğlu visited the Bor terminal junction, Niğde-Kayseri highway, Ata Sanayi pass and Tepeköy-Çiftlik road, which is under construction, the construction site and received information about the works.
Speaking to journalists after their visit, Karaismailoğlu said that they will complete the work on ongoing projects in Niğde as soon as possible and put them into the service of the citizens.
Reminding that they opened the 1st and 3rd sections of the Ankara-Niğde Highway with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Minister Karaismailoğlu continued as follows:
“It was one of the most important projects in the history of the highway. We have completed a 330-kilometer axle. We have completed the 1230-kilometer Ankara-Niğde stage of the 330-kilometer highway axle stretching from Edirne to Urfa. Hopefully, we will activate the remaining 29 sections of this highway on October 2 as 150 kilometers. Again, there are important investments we have made for Niğde, especially in the railway axis. We continue to work on underpasses, overpasses and pedestrian crossings to increase the living standards of our citizens in the city. Works continue on our high speed train lines in Konya-Karaman-Ulukışla, Aksaray-Ulukışla-Yenice. Hopefully, we are planning to put Konya-Karaman into operation at the end of this year, to tender the Karaman-Ulukışla side next year and the Aksaray-Ulukışla-Yenice part in the coming days. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that he went to the national satellite competitions organized by Türksat in Salt Lake and expressed that they were more hopeful for the future of the country as they saw the excitement of the young people there.
Ministers Karaismailoğlu voicing a great effort to be among the most advanced in the world as well as Turkey's satellite in space technology in the coming years as they aimed to enter among the most advanced economies in the world, he said:
“We are receiving the Türksat 5A satellite on October 2. I hope we will launch it into space on November 30. Again, we aim to activate and launch Türksat 5B satellite in the second quarter of 2021. We are still working on our Türksat 6A satellite completely locally and nationally, and our own friends aim to launch a completely domestic, national and Turkish-made satellite into space in 2022. We have developed a great vision on land, air, sea and rail systems. In 18 years, we complete the projects that the world envied with envy, and put them into the service of the citizens. I hope that we are working together with all our nation in order to reach a position that produces, develops and exports technology in space technologies. "
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they will put the Izmit section of the Northern Marmara Motorway, which is one of the important projects of the country, into service with President Erdoğan on Saturday and said, “We will put the 400th section of the 5-kilometer Northern Marmara Highway into the service of our citizens on Saturday. When this road is built, Izmit will have a completely alternative road, it will be a very valuable project for the Marmara Region. I hope the Northern Marmara Motorway will be completely completed by completing its 21th section on December 6st. " he spoke.
Later, Minister Karaismailoğlu, who went to the Ankara-Niğde Motorway Niğde toll booths, received information from the authorities, passed through the second section, which was still working, and made examinations.
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they are planning to open the second section of the highway, 2 kilometers, on October 150, in the statement he made here, and said, “We are talking about a road with high comfort, high standards and highest security. With the completion of this axis, an important part of an international highway network extending from Ankara to Niğde and Şanlıurfa has been completed. With the completion of the Ankara-Niğde Motorway, approximately 29 billion 1 million TL will be saved. " said.