Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan has come to Singapore with a trade and investment delegation organized to visit Japan and Singapore. STBA has given a dinner for the honour of his visit in Royal Plaza Hotel. 120 Singapore high level company representatives from a myriad of business sectors participated to the dinner.
His Excellency Zafer Caglayan has given a speech after the dinner. In his talk he was happy to feel the hospitality in Singapore. Caglayan has said that, Turkey attaches a special importance to Asia-Pacific region and highlighted that Singapore was the most important country for Turkey because it was standing as an open door of Asia-Pacific region to Far East. He said that Turkey they increased the number of commercial counsellors in the region from 33 to 66. Minister said Turkey would be the most important country for Singapore as well as it would be the open door to Africa, Caucasus, Middle East and Europe. Caglayan mentioned that they would like to see productive results for development of the business volume between two countries, increase in the mutual investments and cooperation in third countries.
Besides STBA Dinner, Zafer Caglayan has participated “Turkey-Singapore Business & Investment Forum 2012″ and had special meetings with Temasek, and other Companies’ high executives.