Nicaragua leader calls on Turkish businesspeople to invest

Nicaragua leader calls on Turkish businesspeople to invest

Nicaragua leader calls on Turkish businesspeople to invest Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has invited Turkish businesspeople to invest in his country, praising the successful transformation in the Turkish economy. 

Ortega on April 26 accepted a Turkish delegation, headed by Turkey’s Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) President Rifat Hirsacıklıoğlu, who was in Nicaragua’s capital Managua to attend a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Latin American Chamber of Unions. 

Turkish Ambassador to Costa Rica Nuri Kaya Bakkalbaşı and TOBB board members Şahin Bilgiç, Cengiz Günay, Bülent Karakuş and Hakan Ülken were also present, according to a follow-up release from TOBB. 

Ortega congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on his success in the results of a recent referendum during his meeting with the Turkish delegation. 

Stating that they would initiate efforts to open embassies in Turkey, Ortega invited the Turkish business community to invest in Nicaragua, praising the successful transformation process of the Turkish economy.

Ortega, the leader of the Sandinista National Freedom Front (FSLN), became the country’s president for the fourth time last November, taking 72 percent of the presidential election.

Hisarcıklıoğlu also met with Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncado Colindres and Economy Minister Orlando Solorzano. 

In the meeting, the ways on how to develop Turkish-Nicaraguan economic relations were discussed, according to the release. 

Turkey’s opportunities for economic transformation process, entrepreneurship, SMEs and tourism were also discussed.