Turkish PM to meet investors in London in January 2016 to ‘share reform agenda’
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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek attend a session of the Turkish Parliament on November 28, 2015 in Ankara . AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTANPrime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will meet foreign investors in London on Jan. 17-19 in a series of meetings hosted by global investment bank Merrill Lynch.
Davutoğlu will be accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek, several ministers, and a number of top economy officials, with sources telling Reuters that he plans to “share details of the government’s reform agenda.”
A senior source said the revised Medium-Term Economic Program for the 2016-2018 periods will be announced soon and the details of the program will be shared with investors.
“In addition to sharing the reform calendar, Turkey’s economic outlook and the details of the program will be presented to these investors. The continuation of plans for privatizations will also be discussed in the meetings,” said the source.
“Plans for the establishment of a predictable investment climate will also be shared in order to maintain investors’ confidence in the Turkish economy,” added the source.
Davutoğlu will attend the Davos Summit on Jan. 20-23 after his meetings in London.
He is also expected to meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London to discuss Turkey-European Union relations, the latest developments in the Middle East, the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and other regional developments.