Finnish president praises Marmaray project

The Finnish President Sauli Ninisto has praised Turkey's Marmaray project, saying "I passed over the Marmara before, now I want to pass under it".

Finnish president praises Marmaray project

World Bulletin / News Desk

Finnish President Sauli Ninisto said on Wednesday that Marmaray, a rail transport project in the Turkish city of Istanbul, was a good project.

Meeting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Finland's capital Helsinki, Ninisto evaluated the Marmaray Project.

"Marmaray is good project. I passed over the Marmara before, now I want to pass under it," said Finnish President.

Erdogan, accompanied by Turkish Minister of EU Egemen Bagis, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz, Minister of Transport and Communication Binali Yildirim and Minister of  Forestry and Water Works Veysel Eroglu, pointed out the importance of Turkey-Finland relations.

The meeting continued closed to press. 

After the meeting with Ninisto, Erdogan also visited Finland's Parliament Speaker Eero Heinaluoma.

The meeting was also held closed to press at Finnish Speaker's Office.


Last Mod: 06 Kasım 2013, 13:28
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