ANKARA (IGFA) – Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Nurdağı-Musabeyli Junction-Gaziantep Road.
Underlining that one of the most valuable indicators of a developed civilization and a strong country is its transportation network and infrastructure, Karaismailoğlu said that road transportation is in the middle of the indispensable transportation modes of the countries.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “With its key role in both international and domestic transportation activities, it has a vital function as the capillary of the logistics system,” said Minister Karaismailoğlu. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, which is the pioneer of stable, sustainable development initiatives, has implemented investments that enable active road transportation for all of our citizens.With the strength we receive from our nation, which has never lost its favor, Turkey’s breakthrough in the last 20 years is visible in all areas. “As always, we are working like ants to leave a more adequate future, a stronger and bigger Turkey to our youth with the love of Turkey.”
“WE TURNED TURKEY INTO AN INTERNATIONAL CORRIDOR”
Minister Karaismailoğlu, who stated that they have invested more than 1 trillion 670 billion liras in Turkey’s transportation and communication infrastructure since 2003, while the need for 100 years of investment was met in 20 years during the AK Party government, said: He noted that they have transformed it into a corridor between countries in every mode of transportation.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We have successfully completed mega highway projects such as the Eurasia Tunnel, Ankara-Niğde Highway, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Northern Marmara Highway, Osmangazi Bridge and Istanbul-İzmir Highway, 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Malkara-Çanakkale Highway and put them into the service of our nation. Divided road. We increased our length from 6 thousand kilometers to over 28 thousand 700 kilometers. By making the transportation speed on our roads safe and comfortable, we removed all obstacles in front of traffic and mobility. We crossed impenetrable mountains with tunnels, valleys with bridges. We increased the tunnel length on our highways more than 13 times, to 664 kilometers. We have made the transportation on our roads fast, safe and comfortable. Although the number of vehicles, which was about 8 million 20 years ago, has increased to 26 million today, we have reduced the traffic accident rates and loss of life by 82 percent with the divided road network we have today. We have improved the quality of transportation with our comfortable and safe roads. We raised the words “”.