Turkish and Syrian businessmen will come together in Syria in April, The New Anatolian said.
Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) would bring the businessmen of the two countries together in Damascus on April 26th-27th, a statement of the board said on Monday.
Turkish-Syrian Economic Forum will also be held there under the auspices of Prime Minister Naji Otri.
Deputy Prime Minister al-Dardari came in Ankara late last year, following the visit of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad. Turkish-Syrian Economic Forum gathered in Ankara last November. Turkey and Syria earlier signed free trade agreement. Two countries signed the agreement during PM Erdogan's visit to Syria on December 22nd-23rd, 2004.
Turkish officials earlier last year expressed that they believe "Economic cooperation would also contribute to resolution of problems in the region."
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Minister Kursad Tuzmen, Syrian Deputy PM Abdallah al-Dardari, Syrian Minister of Economy & Trade Amir Husni Lutfi and Syrian Minister of Industry Fuad Isa Juni are expected to participate in the forum.
During the forum in Damascus, Turkish and Syrian businessmen will discuss problems encountered in areas such as border crossings, banking, public tenders, investments, trade and highways.
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