Thursday, 22 February 2018
Ambarlı Port, a good example for the Caspian Sea

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguli Berdimuhammedov paid a special visit to Istanbul to carry out examinations for the port he plans to be constructed on the Caspian Sea.




ambarli_portBerdimuhammedov was welcomed in Istanbul by President Abdullah Gül. The two leaders subsequently went to Ambarlı Port, which is in the status of biggest international exit gate within the Marmara Region. The examination trip was accompanied by Zafer Çağlayan, Turkish Minister of Economy and Hüseyin Avni Mutlu, Governor of Istanbul. President Gül and Berdimuhammedov received a 1.5-hour briefing in the managerial building of the port from Suat Hayri Aka, Maritime Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communication. The two leaders then went to the Marport Port that belongs to Arkas Holding.

Hakan Genç, Arkas Holding Port Services Group President gave information to Gül and Berdimuhamedov utilizing the port chart and models for a long time. Gül and Berdimuhamedov, later on, watched the loading of the containers to a vessel present at the port. The Turkmen leader had said in the Turk-Turkmen Business Forum held in March of this year in Istanbul that they were planning substantial projects regarding the renewal and expansion of the Sea Port. Berdimuhammedov had stated that the Turks could take part in these projects more actively and demonstrate their experiences.

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