President Abdullah Gül met with CEOs from 13 different major companies following the NATO summit in Chicago, where he was asked to reveal the secret of Turkey's economic success in light of the financial crisis in Europe.
The president responded by stating that the measures taken in financing and banking were especially effective. President Gül also relayed information on Turkey's advantages when it comes to the environment of risk in the region.
The developments in Syria and Afghanistan were also discussed during the meeting and participants posed questions regarding Turkey's incentives system and Organized Industrial Zone.
INVESTMENTS WERE DISCUSSED
The main issue of discussion during the meeting, which was organized by the Prime Ministry Investment Agency was the numerous number of investment ventures being conducted in Turkey.
Construction and architecture firm Aecom, has decided to increase the amount of investments they already have in Turkey. Hok, an architecture and construction firm, which employs thousands, has expressed an interest in investing in Turkey. Construction Market firm Ace International also discussed conditions for production and sales in Turkey. One of the firms to stand out the most during the meeting was Amgem, which has recently purchased Mustafa Nevzat İlaç for 770 million dollars. The company administrator expressed that they were hoping to increase investments in Turkey. Meanwhile, administrators from Brightstar, which is involved in electronics and wireless networks, also shared that they have a close interest in the Fatih Project.