PM Üstel makes important announcements
Date Added: 11 September 2023

Prime Minister Ünal Üstel has said that the views will be exchanged with the Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yılmaz on projects to be carried out within the framework of the Financial Cooperation Protocol signed between the two countries as part of the Turkish statesman’s visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).

Speaking on BRT this afternoon, Üstel said that the government was working on improving the welfare of the Turkish Cypriot people.

Prime Minister Ünal Üstel delivered important messages on the economy and financial matters during a programme he attended on Bayrak Radio Television Corporation this afternoon.

Speaking during the programme, Üstel said that the Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yılmaz will be arriving in the TRNC on Tuesday morning for a series of contacts.

He said that discussions with the Turkish Vice President will focus on projects to be implemented within the framework of the Financial Cooperation Protocol signed between the two countries.

Üstel also said that the irrigation project for the Güzelyurt basin will be inaugurated on Tuesday.

He added that the water from Türkiye collected at the Geçitköy Dam will now be used to water citrus orchids and agricultural areas in the Güzelyurt area.

The prime minister also said that they will be inspecting the ongoing project to supply water from Türkiye to the Mesarya region.

Reminding that previous projects concerning the improvement of the country’s infrastructure such as the construction of a 500-bed hospital in Lefkoşa, the construction of a hospital in Güzeltyurt, the renovation of the Lapta-Alsancak hospital and the completion of the Girne hospital were all included in the previous protocols, Üstel said that the focus was now the county’s schools and roads.

“The next item on the agenda is the rapid realization of the Lefkoşa ring road; land acquisitions have been completed, funding has been allocated, and in the coming days, the construction of the road will commence so that people can easily reach their destinations. Cevdet Yılmaz is coming for these matters, and we will inspect them on-site,” he said.