Minister of Energy and Natural Resources in Turkey, Ali Riza Alaboyun said that in the west in Turkish village Kiraz, it is the Soma’s region, gold fields were discovered, and in Konya, Karapynar region, coal fields were discovered.
According to this source, also there are deposits of copper, lead and zinc. This event is excited in Turkey, by cause of long development period, since 2013 geologists were engaged in excavation, at last gold and copper fields were found. Minister of Energy and Natural Resources said that the potential of goldmine is 100 tons, and coal about 2 billion tons.
The minister paid the attention that currently the gold reserves in Turkey are around 700 tons. He reported that the discovered fields could profit to the country’s economy about 2.5 billion dollars, gold reserves in Turkey will be increased by 14%.