The Turkish government is preparing to take the country to the highest level of the global, political and economic system as part of the ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, the country’s president said on Wednesday.
“We are not only fighting the pandemic in the current period that we are going through, but we are also preparing to bring Turkey to the highest level of the world, political and economic system,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in his decision Justice and development (AK) Provincial Party Congress by videoconference from the presidential complex.
With each passing day, there is a groundbreaking or groundbreaking ceremony for new projects, noted Erdogan, and said that “the excitement of new beginnings” will continue to be experienced with other projects for development. from the country.
He said that over the weekend, three dams and a drinking water plant will be opened in the southeast of Diyarbakir province, while a frigate will be launched at sea in the metropolitan city of Istanbul. .
The first Class I ship to be produced under the Turkish national warship program MILGEM will be launched on January 23.
The 113-meter-long frigate Istanbul is expected to be delivered to the Turkish Naval Forces Command in 2023 and will carry out advanced air defense and surface warfare, submarine defense warfare and patrol activities.
Erdogan added that the keys to the newly built houses will also be delivered to their owners, who were left homeless in a powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the eastern province of Elazig in January 2020, causing 41 dead and injuring some 1,600 others.
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