Erdoğan to visit Gulf countries to boost economic ties

Türkiye's president will discuss possible investments with his counterparts

Breaking News Turkey with agencies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) between July 17-20.

According to a statement by Turkish Communications Directorate, meetings in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and UAE will focus on bilateral relations, global and regional issues, and possible areas of cooperation especially in the fields of economy and investment.

International news outlets closely follow Erdoğan’s 3-day tour to the Gulf countries.

Al Jazeera Arabic underlined that the official tour will be dominated by economic and investment files.

Ankara aims to attract investments

It pointed out Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yılmaz’s statement, saying: “Türkiye will achieve important investment gains during the upcoming visit to Gulf countries.”

BBC Arabic emphasized that it is “the first Gulf tour of its kind for President Erdoğan after his victory in the recent presidential elections.”

On July 20, Erdogan will attend Peace and Freedom Day celebrations in TRNC.

He will exchange views with TRNC President Ersin Tatar on the latest developments in the Cyprus issue and bilateral relations.

He will inaugurate the new terminal building and runway of Ercan International Airport.

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