Head of Turkey's chambers' union meets French counterparts in Paris

Turkish and French authorities will sign a memorandum of understanding in coming days regarding the Turkey season.

Head of Turkey's chambers' union meets French counterparts in Paris

The head of Turkey's chambers' union met his French counterparts in the French capital of Paris on Monday.

Rifat Hisarciklioglu, the chairman of the Union of Chambers' & Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), had a meeting with Pierre Simon, the chairman of the Paris Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Jean-Francois Bernardin, the president of the Assembly of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of France.

The heads of Turkish and French chambers discussed activities to be organized by TOBB and the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK) regarding the Turkey season to be celebrated in France.

Turkish and French authorities will sign a memorandum of understanding in coming days regarding the Turkey season.

Hisarciklioglu will proceed to the Belgian capital of Brussels after completing talks in Paris, and attend a meeting of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (EUROCHAMBERS) in which global economic crisis and developments in European economies will be debated.

Rifat Hisarciklioglu will also make the opening remarks of a meeting on "Talking Turkey: A European Union (EU) Communication Strategy for Turkey and Turkey's Communication Strategy for the EU."

The meeting will be jointly organized by TOBB, Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), Rome-based International Affairs Institute, and European Economic & Social Committee.

Turkey's State Minister and EU chief negotiator Egemen Bagis; Michael Leigh, the European Commission's director general for enlargement; and Jean Christopher-Filori of the enlargement department will participate in the meeting.

Hisarciklioglu will return to Turkey on Tuesday evening.


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