Turkish state minister leaves for Syria

A Turkish state minister accompanied by a delegation of businessmen left the capital Ankara for Syria.

Turkish state minister leaves for Syria

A Turkish state minister accompanied by a delegation of businessmen left the capital Ankara for Syria on Monday.

State Minister Kursad Tuzmen will hold talks with Syrian Prime Minister Muhammad Naji al-Utri, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Abdallah al-Dardari, Minister of Economy and Trade Amir Husni Lutfi and Minister of Industry Fuad Isa Juni as part of his talks in Syria.

Tuzmen will also hold talks with Syrian businessmen. He will return back to Turkey on Wednesday, February 18.

The current trade volume between Turkey and Syria stands at 1.7 billion USD.

Since the beginning of the global financial crisis, Turkish exports to Syria increased by 50 percent.

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Last Mod: 17 Şubat 2009, 11:01
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