Moldovan foreign affairs minister receives delegation of business people from Turkey
19:13 | 16.06.2022 Category: Official
Chisinau, 16 June /MOLDPRES/ - Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs and European Integration Minister Nicu Popescu has received a delegation of business people from Turkey, led by the mayor of the Mersin city, Vahap Seçer, and the head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Turkish Mersin province, Ayhan Kızıltan, the Foreign Affairs and European Integration Ministry’s (MAEIE) press service has reported.
At the meeting, Deputy PM Nicu Popescu stressed that the presence of such a large number of potential investors of Turkey from various sectors of the economy (constructions, IT, logistics, renewable energy, trade, packing, production) represented a strong signal for the advancement of the commercial and economic relations between the two countries.
The interlocutors discussed concrete ways of turning to good account the present potential, given that Moldova and Turkey are strategic partners and the economic diplomacy has a central place on the bilateral agenda. This including in the context that Moldova on the next days will host a forum of business people organized by MAEIE, Investments Agency and Moldova’s Embassy in Turkey, as well as meetings with high-ranking officials.
„I referred to possibility of mutual travels based on the identity card, which facilitates the inter-human contacts, the interaction between business people and the bilateral tourism. We are interested in increasing the number of Turkish tourists in Moldova, as Turkey ranks seventh in terms of the number of visitors,’’ Minister Nicu Popescu said.
At the same time, the Moldovan official informed the delegation members about the current enhanced potential for increasing the domestic production in Moldova and possibilities of carrying out investments for the opening of factories of production and processing in Moldova, making an invitation for them to discuss these opportunities at the G2B and B2B sessions on the days to come.