YASED Continues Its Official Contacts in Ankara With Its Structural Reforms Agenda
The Board Committee of YASED (International Investors
Association) under the chairmanship of Ahmet Erdem, recently made official contacts in Ankara.
Within the scope of its official contacts held on September 5 - 26, 2018, the
committee visited Süleyman Soylu, the Minister of Internal Affairs and Fatih
Dönmez, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources.
During the Ankara
meetings, the agenda topics of international investors, as well as YASED's
opinions and recommendations in relation to activities of the relevant
Ministries, were shared.
visits to the Ministries; YASED members' opinions were discussed, cooperation
platforms were identified and exchanges of ideas were shared aimed at improving
the investment environment, and attracting more international direct
investments by augmenting Turkey's global competitiveness.
Ahmet Erdem, the
Board Chairman of YASED, made a statement about the official contacts, saying:
"Within the framework of our official contacts in Ankara, we held productive
discussions with our Ministries. During
our meetings, we discussed the structural reforms to be made urgently to
attract more direct investments to Turkey. For the upcoming process, we decided
to resume our workshops which cover the entire energy sector between YASED and the
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. During our meeting with the Ministry
of Internal Affairs, we shared our opinions about facilitation of the application
processes for work permits of qualified foreign employees visiting Turkey and
residence permits of their families. As discussed, it is important to continue
a close consultation mechanism and information flow between the public
administration and private sector to create a national position. As YASED, we
believe that it will contribute to a rapid realization of the reforms and steps
to be taken for the economic and social development of Turkey. For more
investment, more production, export and employment in Turkey, we will also
continue in the future to work as a solution partner of the public with
dedication and determination as we have done so far. With these productive
consultation meetings due to continue in the upcoming days, we aim to support the
sustainable development of Turkey."