EU-TR High Level Transportation meeting, 05/02/2019
Great news coming from today’s EU-TR High Level Transportation meeting. The half billion € Halkalı - Kapıkule railway project, flagship project of EU-Turkey financial cooperation in the transport field is starting in March 2019. EU-TR getting closer with new connections.
Positive developments in maritime sector as well. EU-Turkey will be devising a financial package for decarbonisation of the Turkish maritime sector. Turkey to become one of the global hubs of maritime transformation supporting EU green shipping policies.
Aviation was discussed during the meeting. Commissioner Violeta Bulc and Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan agreed that aviation negotiations should be finalized in the next round in Ankara on 13-14 March.
The EU-Turkey skies are becoming open and integrated for more commercial opportunities. Parties are agreeing on the same rule book for safety, security. Citizens will enjoy safer, securer & cheaper flights!