Iran-Turkey investment summit in Istanbul

September 26, 2009 - 0:0

TABRIZ – Istanbul is scheduled to hold a conference on Iran-Turkey investment opportunities on the 5th and 6th of October.

The director of East Azarbaijan province's Economic and Financial Affairs Department, Reza Hosseini told the Mehr News Agency that the conference will be held to acquaint Iranian and Turkish investors with the economic, political, social, and cultural atmosphere of the other country as well as potentials for bilateral investment.
Hosseini added: ""Packaging, wood and MDF, food, textiles, agriculture, tourism, downstream petrochemicals, steel, car parts, home appliance, bags, shoes, and leather industries are some of the fields to be reviewed in the conference.""
Hosseini expressed hope that the meet would pave the way to increase trade between the two countries from the current $5 billion to $20 billion.
He pointed out that high-ranking officials of the two countries and the province including the Iranian minister of economy, the ambassador in Ankara, head of the consul in Istanbul, the governor of Eastern Azerbaijan and other economic along with political officials will speak at the conference