Prime Minister Modi in his high profile talks with Turkish President at India-Turkey business event in Delhi inivited Turkish companies to invest in sectors like rail,ports, airport, textile, auto, energy, tourism and housing.
On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
Erdogen, who arrived in Delhi on Sunday evening ahead of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, favoured India’s bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) besides that of Pakistan, saying India should not have objection to it.
Here are the highlights:
# India-Turkey bilateral trade has gone up to USD 6.4 billion in 2016 from USD 2.8 billion in 2008: PM Modi
# India and Turkey share a common outlook on the present economic order in the world: PM Modi at business event in Delhi
# India and Turkey are among 20 largest economies in the World. Both have shown remarkable stability: PM Modi at a business event in Delhi
# We have to build on this rich heritage, huge potential and opportunity to enhance bilateral engagement (with Turkey): PM Modi
# My Govt came to power in this very month three years back, since then we have launched several initiatives to reform economy: PM Modi
# Recent GST legislation is another such initiative ,was an old demand to create a uniform & efficient business atmosphere in the country: PM
# We are modernizing our railways and upgrading our highways. We have made maximum allocations for these two sectors: PM Modi
# India and Turkey are both energy deficient, and our energy needs are ever increasing. This sector is an imp pillar of bilateral relation: PM
# India was never a more promising destination than it is today: PM Narendra Modi