Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building.
Turkey's most important industry, the trade and aviation will reveal the true potential of Kayseri, which is one of the cultural centers and 8 million passengers can be offered in Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building groundbreaking ceremony was held within the scope of enthusiasm coronavirus measures. Metropolitan Mayor Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç said, “A day when we can say the moment has come. God willing, Turkey will fly, Kayseri flying, passengers with citizens and with the center of attraction will meet in Kayseri, "he said.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu and Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç, Governor Şehmus Günaydın, AK Party deputies welcomed former ministers Mustafa Elitaş, Taner Yıldız and AK Party Provincial Chair Şaban Çopuroğlu at Erkilet airport. After the welcoming ceremony, the groundbreaking ceremony area was passed.
MINISTERS, DEPUTIES AND THE REPUBLIC ALLIANCE TOGETHER
The groundbreaking ceremony of Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building, which started with a moment of silence and the performance of the National Anthem, was attended by Metropolitan Mayor Dr. Besides Memduh Büyükkılıç, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, Governor of Kayseri Şehmus Günaydın, AK Party MPs Mustafa Elitaş, Taner Yıldız, Hülya Nergis Atçı, İsmail Tamer, İsmail Emrah Karayel, MHP MPs İsmail Özdemir, Maintenance Ersoy, Turkey Chambers and Stock Exchanges Union (TOBB) President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, the AK Party Provincial Chairman Saban Çopuroğlu MHP Provincial President Serkan Tok, contractor TAV Airports Holding and Sera Yapı Chairman Dr. Sani Şener and General Manager of State Airports Authority (DHMİ) Hüseyin Keskin and the guests attended.
"THE MOMENT WE EXPECTED HAS ARRIVED"
Speaking at the ceremony, Metropolitan Mayor Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç said, “I want to start my words by saying, 'Thanks to God Almighty,' These admonitions are the basis of religion, eternal, my land should moan '. A painting where we experience the blessings of unity and solidarity. A day when we can say the moment we have been waiting for has come. I would like to thank Mr. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his distinguished team in your presence.
"A MUST HAVE OF KAYSERİ REGION"
Emphasizing that Kayseri is a center of attraction and an indispensable part of the region, Mayor Büyükkılıç said, “With its innovative understanding, compassion from the point of view of humanity, with its goodwill, philanthropy, 6 thousand years of commercial history, being the center of culture and tourism, Cappadocia has been the center of the past and It is an indispensable part of the region with a giant mountain like Erciyes, which is a tourism center, and with its income, a passenger portfolio reaching 2,5 million potentials serving in conjunction with Cappadocia, ”he said.
Mayor Büyükkılıç emphasized that Kayseri did not fit in his container and said “Kayseri is a big city that does not fit into its shell. This city, which is almost the center of industry, trade and science with 3 large organized industries, 1 free zone and 4 universities, is the city of parents and scholars known as makar-ı ulema, makar-rı saints. This project is a work that will serve as an airport and will be our pride with these beautiful facilities ”.
"WE LOOK FORWARD AND OUR BUSINESS"
In his speech, Büyükkılıç said, 'This beautiful city is getting more beautiful and developing in solidarity,' said Büyükkılıç, “Of course, everyone said that this airport did not meet our possibilities, it was not enough, and they agreed. Of course, we did not come to this day immediately, these issues have been discussed for years, this project has become the expectation of our Kayseri. From time to time, our press was sensitive and from time to time criticized. This is not a painter's cube so you can dip it in. Of course, it was necessary to research the possibilities, resources, feasibility, work and project, and then put it into practice. That day has come, we are not looking back, we are pushing aside with the back of our hands. We look ahead and our business. We are listening to the gossip, and we continue to work in harmony in teams to be worthy of our dear fellow countrymen who love us, encourage us with their votes, trust us, ”he said.
"Turkey is FLY, FLY KAYSERİ"
Thanking Erciyes University, which is our pride, Büyükkılıç continued his words as follows: “We are in the pandemic period, you know the progress made in vaccination. I would like to proudly say that an understanding that will find a solution to this problem of humanity will also be neşv-ü nemâ from Kayseri. We pray to our Kayseri people who love and trust us and try to be worthy of them. I would like to thank our President, Minister of National Defense, Transport and Infrastructure Ministers, General Managers, dear ministers and deputies who contributed, and I hope this foundation will be beneficial. God willing, Turkey will fly, Kayseri flying, with passenger, we call on citizens and attractions in Kayseri meet. "
"WE ARE KNITTING ANATOLIA WITH OUR PROJECTS"
Expressing his satisfaction for being in the city of Mimar Sinan, the city of Mimar Sinan, which shines like a star in the heart of Anatolia with a deep-rooted history of 6 thousand years, in Kayseri, the land of riches, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said, “We are here on the occasion of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building . I express my happiness to be here and greet you with respect and love. Turkey, transport and infrastructure in 18 years is performing a major breakthrough. "We are knitting Anatolia with our projects in order to make our country one of the biggest economies of the world." Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that the projects are people-oriented and emphasized that they have invested over 18 billion 6 million lira for Kayseri's transportation and communication infrastructure in the last 346 years, that Kayseri has only 2003 kilometers of divided roads until 83, and that it has been increased to 18 kilometers in 647 years.
"A SHINING STAR IN KAYSERİ REGION"
In his speech at the ceremony, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar said, “Projects aimed at the development and improvement of our country and Kayseri are being implemented one by one. Today's two groundbreaking ceremonies are very important projects. Our Kayseri is emerging as a shining star in the Kayseri region not only with its history and culture, but also with the defense industry. "I would like to express my gratitude and respect to our President, our ministers, our governor, our mayor, and everyone who contributed to their efforts." Minister Akar stated that the new Terminal Building, the foundation of which will be laid here, will make a great contribution to Kayseri.
Governor Şehmus Günaydın stated that not only the foundation of an investment that Kayseri needs was laid, but a project that will contribute to the development of the region, industry and tourism.
After the speeches, the first button was pressed for the foundation of Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building by the protocol. With the project to be realized in Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building, the existing international and domestic terminal buildings of the building will be combined and restored, and the new domestic lines building will be transformed into a larger and modern international terminal building with the new apron and taxiway. With the implementation of the project, Kayseri Airport New Terminal Building will be able to serve 8 million passengers.