Eurasia Economic Summit to kick off
The President of the Marmara Strategic and Social Research Foundation Akkan Suver (R) and ITKIB management board member Volkan Atik.The annual Eurasia Economic Summit, which is to host four country’s presidents and 420 foreign participants in Istanbul, kicks off tomorrow.
Four presidents from Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia, Prime Minister of Madagascar and ministers from Tanzania, Mali, South Sudan, Somalia, Morocco and Ethiopia, totaling 420 foreign participants from around 50 countries are expected to attend the summit that will take place between April 10 and 11.
There is a surprising increase in the number of participants from African countries in the annual economy summit this year, which is marking its 16th edition, Suver told the Hürriyet Daily News in March.
Parallel meetings will take place covering several topics: Energy, healthcare and education, culture, ecological dialogue, modernization, women, information technologies, communication and the defense industry.
Meanwhile, Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporter Associations (ITKIB) management board member Volkan Atik said that the increase in the participation of peripheral countries in this year’s summit was significant. Atik said Turkey’s exportation to the peripheral countries rose this year.