TURKEY- LUXEMBOURG BUSINESS FORUM WAS HELD with the PARTICIPATION OF TURKEY'S ECONOMY MINISTER NİHAT ZEYBEKCİ
Turkish Economy Minister , Nihat ZEYBEKCİ attended the Turkey- Luxembourg Business Forum on November 27-28,2014 in Luxembourg together with Süleyman KOCASERT, Turkish Exporters Assembly Vice President and President of Denizli Exporters' Association as well as a committe of prominent Turkish businessmen.
Turkey's Economy Minister, Nihat Zeybekci emphasized the importance of the economic cooperation between Turkey and Luxembourg.,Zeybekci has obtained the promise of support from Luxembourg for important issues in Turkey's bid for EU admission. He also said that heisgrateful to haveLuxembourg's full support in Turkey's bid forEU accession and that he anticipate progress regarding the dual relations during Luxembourg's EU presidency term which begins insecond half of next year.
Zeybekci spoke with Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider during the second-term meeting of the Turkey-Luxemburg Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO),about obtainingEU visa exemption, Turkey's EU accession process and other key issues. Schneider described Turkey as his " second home” . Furthermore, trade volume between two countries is well belowits potential, Schneider warned and added that he expects important progression in bilateral trade relations in the near future .
Schneideralso explained his plans to make a revisit to Turkey in Feb of subsequent year to serve urge trade ties between dual economies.
The dual officials also signed a number ofprotocols forcooperation at the meeting.