New transport projects to be implemented in Turkey’s Mersin province
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 15
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Over the next four years (2020-2024), new transport projects will be implemented in Turkey’s Mersin province, a source in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.
The ministry noted that the projects planned for implementation include the expansion of the railway network in the province of Mersin.
The work is also underway on the construction of a high-speed railway between the provinces of Mersin and Karaman, which is the main branch of the high-speed railway between the provinces of Konya, Karaman and Mersin.
It was earlier reported that the construction of a high-speed railway connecting the south-western provinces of Turkey - Konya, Karaman and Mersin - is being completed.
The cost of the project section is 55 million euros.
The total budget allocated for the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey for implementing transport and infrastructure projects in the country will amount to 64.275 billion Turkish liras in 2020-2021.
Some 31.183 billion liras will be allocated for the implementation of projects in 2020, which will be 3.413 billion liras more compared to the budget for 2019.
An amount of 31.092 billion liras will be allocated for the implementation of projects in 2021.
(1 USD = 5.7019 TRY on July 15)
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