Industrial sector losses in Turkey after the earthquake
Turkey indicated that the losses of the industrial sector in the areas hit by the earthquake are estimated at 170 billion Turkish liras (about 9 billion dollars).
This came in a statement issued by the Turkish Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Warank.
The statement said that the concerned teams have completed the process of counting the losses of infrastructure, superstructure and equipment that are used in the industrial sector in the earthquake areas.
The Ministry of Industry statement added that it is continuing to work to find solutions to all problems facing the industrial sector in the earthquake-affected areas.
He stated that the Turkish government will continue to support investment in the industrial sector in the areas affected by the earthquake.
A devastating earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale struck southern Turkey and northern Syria at dawn on Monday, February 6, and the aftershocks of the earthquake reached other countries in the region, and were felt by the population in Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt, and according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the earthquake It is the largest disaster in the country since 1939.