Çağlayan promotes Turkey’s consulting expertise for Libyan projects
Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Çağlayan has said Turkey’s highly experienced consultants should get involved in projects carried out in Libya along with Turkish contractors and added that work is under way to resolve problems Turkish firms encounter while doing business in Libya
Briefing the minister and Turkish businessmen on transportation projects that can be carried out in Libya, Zidane noted that they are establishing close cooperation with Turkish firms, especially those in the transportation sector. He recalled that Turkish airport operator TAV has undertaken the project to renovate Tripoli International Airport.
Zidane also cited projects set to be carried out in Libya in 2010 and called on Turkish firms to get involved in them. In regard to easing visa requirements, he said the Libyan government is ready to do whatever it can. Çağlayan also met with Public Works Secretary Matuq Muhammad Matuq, who informed Turkish businessmen on projects in Libya. Matuq said they are very close to establishing a strategic partnership with Turkish firms and would also like to work together in Africa in future projects.
10 October 2009, Saturday
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