Tugay Tuncer, ambassador of Turkey to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), toured the Turkey pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai earlier, taking within the customer expertise and highlighting the commerce and funding alternatives the mega-event will provide.
Chatting with the Expo Information Service, Tuncer defined that Turkey’s participation in Expo 2020 signifies “a brand new period of cooperation and a strengthening relationship with the
Commissioner normal of Turkey, Mukerrem Aksoy, harassed the energy of the nation’s meals and agriculture sectors when the world is confronted with meals safety points: “Turkey produces natural meals for the entire world.
“And we’re prepared to produce the world.”
Discussing the rising commerce between the 2 nations, the ambassador said: “Our commerce with the UAE is at US$8.5 billion and the numbers are rising – within the first six months we noticed near a 100 per cent enhance, and Expo 2020 will contribute to [this growth].
“It is going to present that we are able to export processed meals, fruit and greens and building supplies, which this area wants, and which Turkey has in abundance.
“Our building sector is the second greatest on this planet.”
Expo 2020 can also be anticipated to contribute to Turkey’s tourism sector.
The diplomat, who as soon as labored as a vacationer information, stated: “Many individuals earn their revenue from tourism, whether or not guides, lodge workers, or in meals manufacturing or processing – the business has many sub-products and sub-industries.
“We welcomed roughly 30 million vacationers yearly earlier than Covid-19, throughout coastal, cultural, well being and winter tourism.
“This yr, we reached excessive numbers, regardless of opening to the market fairly late, and it was clear that persons are hungry for journey.”
Positioned within the Sustainability District, the Turkey pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, below the theme ‘Creating the Future from the Origin of Civilizations’, was designed to mirror the distinctive historical past of Anatolia – the cradle of civilisations, in addition to to showcase nature the nation’s sustainability targets.