Turkish, Portuguese presidents meet over dinner

Portugal's president hosted a dinner in honor of Turkish President Gul.

Turkish, Portuguese presidents meet over dinner

 

World Bulletin/News Desk

Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva hosted a dinner in honor of Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Monday.

Speaking at the dinner, Gul said that relations between Turkey and Portugal, two ally and friend countries, were on a perfect level, adding that the trade volume exceeded one billion USD, while both countries were willing to increase mutual investments, assess new cooperation opportunities on energy area, and develop the existing cooperation in tourism and culture areas.

Silva, who also spoke at the dinner, said that Portugal had supported Turkey's EU membership all the time, adding that Turkey's accession would add more richness in Europe.

Silva called on Turkish businessmen to invest in Portugal which presented an advantageous business milieu and investment opportunities, and said that Turkish and Portuguese businessmen could make partnerships in South America and Africa. 

Last Mod: 07 Mayıs 2013, 09:26
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