During the visit of Vice President Fuat Oktay and Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu to the TRNC on 11 February; In accordance with the “Highway Master Plan 2021-2022 Implementation Protocol between the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Turkey and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” signed between the baby country and our country, for the development of rural transportation infrastructure in the TRNC, with the contributions of the Republic of Turkey, a total of It was decided to maintain, repair and renew the 322 km highway.
The work started in the Karpaz Region with a ceremony held on Wednesday, June 9, with the participation of TRNC Prime Minister Ersan Saner, Nicosia Ambassador Ali Murat Başceri, TRNC Ministers, TR Highways Cyprus Coordinator Aykut Mutlu and his accompanying delegation.
With the financial support of the Republic of Turkey, carried out by the General Directorate of Highways and coordinated by the Development and Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Office of the Turkish Embassy in Nicosia, the southern line extending primarily from Ziyamet and Kaleburnu on the Karpaz Peninsula to Dipkarpaz. and Dipkarpaz-Monastery Road will be renewed.
With the protocol; The safety and quality of village roads will be increased. In two years, with 26 different projects, the roads between the villages will be renewed with maintenance and repair, and the rural areas will have a quality transportation infrastructure.
In addition, the construction of which was carried out by the General Directorate of Highways; however, the 59 km divided highway project, which started again after its construction was interrupted due to expropriation problems, will also be completed.