Omer Polat: Egypt is one of Turkey’s most important trading partners on the Arab and Islamic levels
Dr. Omar Polat, Turkish Minister of Trade, said that his visit to Cairo was headed by a large delegation of businessmenTurks aims to strengthen trade and investment relations with Egypt during the next stage.
The minister’s statements came while heading his country’s delegation, which is currently visiting Cairo and includes a number of representatives of Turkish industrial sectors to participate in the Second International Manufacturing Forum and Exhibition during the 27th and 28th of October.
Polat pointed out that Egypt represents Turkey’s largest trade partner on the African continent and one of the most important trade partners on the Arab and Islamic levels.
The Turkish Minister of Trade explained that the Turkish delegation will participate tomorrow in the activities of the Second International Manufacturing Forum and Exhibition, which will be held in Cairo on October 27 and 28, indicating his country’s keenness to build joint relations with the Egyptian state at the bilateral and multilateral levels in countries in the Middle East and the African continent.
Polat added that Turkey and Egypt have distinguished bilateral relations at the governmental and popular levels, pointing out that the free trade agreement signed between the two countries contributed to doubling the rates of joint trade exchange.