The renewed Gonyeli-Bogazkoy main road (Old Girne Road) was opened by Prime Minister Hussein Ozgurgun at a ceremony on Friday.
Accompanying the Prime Minister, were Minister of Interior Kutlu Evren, Minister of Public Works and Transport Kemal Durust, Minister of Health Faiz Sucuoglu, the Minister of National Education Ozdemir Berova, Ali Tosun, whose company carried out the work and a number of local mayors and villagers.
Bogazkoy muhtar Yuksel Caglar noted that although many difficulties were experienced in the construction of the road, these problems had been overcome with the help of the municipality.
Caglar thanked the Prime Minister, who gave approval to the project, and the Minister of Transport.
He also thanked Ali Tosun, the owner of the Tosun Group and his team, and hoped that the speed cameras required for road safety would be installed as soon as possible, so that accidents, such as in the past, would not be repeated.
The 7.5 km stretch of road was refurbished at a cost of 6 million TL, Transport Minister Kemal Durust said.