The arrival of the AVE to the city, planned for 2016, the necessary expansion of the Port of Cartagena for container traffic and investment of about seven million euros for the rehabilitation of areas of the Old Town as the Monte Sacro and the windlass, have focused meetings held this afternoon the mayor of Cartagena, Pilar Barreiro, with the new Minister of Development, Public Works and Planning, Francisco Barnabas.
Barreiro has emphasized the harmony between Barnabas and awareness of all these issues.
Regarding the arrival of the AVE has highlighted the work done with Minister Ana Pastor and recent changes that allow the arrival of the AVE in 2016, and the third wire to be installed on roads to connect to Cartagena on the Mediterranean corridor.
Regarding the expansion of the Port, the mayor has defended its necessity because it is the leader in the region and which generates more wealth and that the new container terminal should be done because it will connect to Cartagena with the great maritime traffic worldwide.
Regarding its location in Gorguel indicated that this is a technical decision.
Barnabas also spoke to the media the next agreement to be signed with the Ministry of Public Works for the rehabilitation of the old town, especially in the areas of windlass and Monte Sacro.
Involve an investment of around seven million euros, which will be borne equally by the administration and individuals.
CAMPAIGN OF PROMOTION "N FOR THOSE WHO MADE THE MILI IN CARTAGENA
A journalists' questions, the mayor has received the forums that recently participated as Menorca and Valladolid, invited to show Cartagena experience in rehabilitation and enhancement of the Old Town.
Barreiro has referred to a promotional campaign being prepared directed to the tens of thousands who did his military service in Cartagena, to return to visit.
The city knew then what has clarified the mayor, was a polluted city and sad;
now is completely different, and we want to come to know.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena