The ceremony of opening Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline is held 1430 - 1630 Baku time, July 13. Trend reports with reference to Turkish media, the tent for 270 people housing the opening ceremony is covered with special transparent material. The tent installation will be complete by night July 12.
The portrait of ex-president of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, who did much to the BTC project, is placed at the entrance to the terminal. According to the last calculation, preparatory works consumed $3.5mln.
O Thursday, July 13, the ceremony participants are arriving to Adana from Istanbul and Ankara. In particular, heads of states are arriving to Injirlik NATO base and then to Heydar Aliyev terminal in Ceyhan.
Other guests are coming in 4 liners Boeing-737 to Shakirpasha airport near Adana and then to the ceremony place by buses. The road Adana-Ceyhan will be closed July 12-13 for traffic.