The Gulf Countries Cooperation Council (GCC)-Turkey Economic Forum, organized by the International Cooperation Platform and the Gulf Research Center, started with the participation of the Minister of Treasury and Finance Mehmet Şimşek and the Minister of Trade Ömer Bolat.
Speaking at the opening of the summit, International Cooperation Platform (UP) Founder and President Cengiz Özgencil said, “We have initiated the quest to get to know each other better and develop multifaceted cooperation with the Gulf Countries in today’s changing political and economic climate.” said. Özgencil stated that he has full faith that the summit will constitute a turning point in the relations between the Gulf Countries and Turkey, starting from the economic field.
“THE SUMMIT WILL CONSTITUTE A TURNING POINT IN RELATIONS”
Stating that the summit will constitute a turning point in the relations between the Gulf Countries and Turkey, starting from the economic field, Özgencil said, “Due to the nature of economic relations, they always play a leading role in bringing societies together and establishing closer and warmer relations.”
They are known to undertake it. Governments often declare that they want to grow, develop and improve relations between countries, and they set targets to achieve these results, which also define the realization times. “While they undoubtedly express good will, it is not possible to achieve these goals unless they can ensure the support and participation of non-state actors such as businessmen, companies, non-governmental organizations and individuals.” he said.
At the Gulf-Turkey Economic Forum, which was held at Çırağan Palace Kempinski Hotel in Istanbul between 11 and 13 November 2023, various issues related to 7 different sectors such as agriculture and food, infrastructure, transportation and logistics, tourism, finance and investment, industry and energy were discussed. receipt.
Mt Makina was among the few companies that signed business agreements with Gulf countries such as Qatar, Kuwait and Arabia.