Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Construction of the Kayacik logistics center in Turkey’s Konya province has been completed by 25 percent, a source in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.
The total area of the logistics center is one million square meters, according to the source.
“After commissioning, the Kayacik logistics center will become one of the biggest logistics centers in Turkey,” the source noted.
The construction of the Kayacik logistics center began in May 2017 and it is expected that this center will be commissioned in 2019, the source added.
Logistics centers have already been put into operation in Samsun (Gelemen), Istanbul (Halkali), Eskisehir (Hasanbey), Denizli (Kaklik), Izmit (Kosekoy), Usak and Balikesir (Gokkoy).
It is also planned to open logistic centers in Istanbul, as well as in the provinces of Kars, Mardin, Sirnak, Kayseri, Sivas, Bitlis and Karaman.
Turkey plans to build 21 logistics centers. Logistic centers are under construction in Bilecik (Bozuyuk), Erzurum (Palandoken), Mersin (Yenice), Konya (Kayacik) and Izmir (Kemalpasa).
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 = 5.3154 TRY on Feb. 26)
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