World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkey, which ranks 16th in the world in terms of the development of the automotive industry, intends to manufacture a passenger car made on a domestic production line Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is on an official visit to the United States, as saying.
According to Erdogan, Turkey is the second country in the world after China in terms of a growth in electricity consumption. "Turkey has implemented a programme to increase the GDP in 2011-2017. This will result in the GDP growing by an average of 6.7 per cent," Erdogan said.
As for the tourism sector in Turkey, the Prime Minister noted that this area is developing rapidly. In 2003, 13 million tourists visited Turkey, in 2012 this figure grew up to 32 million people, Erdogan said.Last Mod: 17 Mayıs 2013, 16:59