25 April 2016
Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Economy Mehmet Şimşek and European Commission members
Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Economy Mehmet Şimşek and European Commission members, inspected the construction site of the Eurasia Tunnel Project (Istanbul Strait Road Tube Crossing). ATAS Chairman Basar Arioglu made a Project presentation to Deputy PM Şimşek, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen, European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn, President of the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu and his delegation. Later on, the group inspected the construction site and had a photo taken with the workers. For the remembrance of the visit, gifts were presented to Şimşek and the European Commission members.