"[Agricultural] production will increase and welfare will enhance, which will also reinforce connections between Turkey and the TRNC," Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay told journalists Saturday.
The project was initiated in 2011 with the building of a dam in Turkey's southern city of Mersin aimed at supplying water via an undersea pipeline to the island.
Veysel Eroglu, Turkey's minister of forest and water affairs, said the 200,000 cubic meter treatment facility and giant water pipeline would cost nearly TRY1.2 billion ($530 million), TRY950 million ($420 million) of which has been spent so far.
TRNC President Dervis Eroglu said that the problems of water and energy would now fall from his government's agenda, as they were on the eve of solving such problems.
Bulldozers backed by Israeli forced their way into al-Araqib village in Negev Desert
According to the Iraqi forces 90 percent of the district has been cleared and the remaining areas will be done in the coming hours
BBC director general says they need to save £50 million more every year
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Latino Muslims are considered to be one of the fastest growing segments of Islam in the U.S., according to PBS.
Chinese foreign ministery says in a statement China pays great attention to the Iran nuclear talks process and attends nuclear talks in Vienna.
Tanzanian government has tried to get low-income families to move out of disaster zones by providing free land as an incentive.
Long running peace talks are set to make progress with both Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders making way in finding common ground.
Venezuela one of the most anti-US governments in Latin American and the US have taken steps to improve their relationship.
Liberia has confirmed a third Ebola case after a two month period of no new cases
Opposition says president does not have constitutional right to seek third term
Kremlin spokesman said in a statement his regret about the content of the new military strategy that would not help improve relations with US.
A far right Polish group has said that they will publish a database of Muslims and their addresses in order to "protect" the country.
Experts say poverty and poor hygiene are the most prominent causes of the repeated cholera outbreaks
London shoe salesman's site to crowdfund enough to pay Greece's debts attracts nearly 80,000 investors
The United States has sent Switzerland extradition requests for seven soccer officials arrested in May on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption probe