Syrian PM says to open special office for Turkey ties

Syrian Premier Muhammad Naji al-Utri invited Turkish companies to Syria.

Syrian PM says to open special office for Turkey ties

Syrian Premier Muhammad Naji al-Utri invited Turkish companies to Syria.

Utri who met with Turkish State Minister for Foreign Trade Zafer Caglayan who is attending the Mersin Promotion events in Damascus, said his country was pleased with growing ties with Turkey.

Itri said they wanted to cooperate with Turkey in the contracting and consultancy sector adding that Syrian and Turkish companies could cooperate in international projects.

Caglayan later met with Syrian Deputy Premier for Economy Abdallah al-Dardari and Syrian Economy Minister Lamia Mari Assi.

Speaking during the meeting Caglayan called for more cooperation between the Banking sectors of the two countries.

Caglayan said the current volume of trade between the two countries was USD 2 billion, adding that they aimed at increasing it to USD 10 billion by 2013.

Assi said in his part that they would open a special office within their ministry to oversee relations with Turkey.

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