The Anatolian Economic Diplomacy event organized by the Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MÜSİAD) in collaboration with its Diplomatic Relations Commission brought together Turkish and Indian investors to discuss new avenues of cooperation.
His Excellency Virander Paul, the Ambassador of India to Ankara, highlighted the significance of the meeting in enhancing the relations between Denizli-based companies and India during his first visit to Denizli. Osman Nuri Önügören, Chairman of the MÜSİAD Diplomatic Relations Commission, expressed their focus on strengthening trade ties with India. As part of the program, Ambassador Paul and his delegation visited marble and textile companies.
The Anatolian Economic Diplomacy Program, hosted by MÜSİAD Denizli under the coordination of the MÜSİAD Diplomatic Relations Commission, successfully brought Turkish and Indian investors together. The event, held at a conference hall in the Pamukkale district, welcomed Ambassador Virander Paul, who expressed his knowledge of Denizli's economic significance following his meeting with Mayor Osman Zolan.
Ambassador Paul emphasized the importance of the meeting in enhancing the relations between Denizli-based companies and India, noting the mutual support between the two countries during challenging times. He expressed his belief that these meetings, organized with the aim of attracting foreign investors to Türkiye, will yield positive results.
Ambassador Paul stated, "I assure you that your efforts will not be in vain. The relations between India and Türkiye date back centuries. We are already experiencing the sense of civilization, development, and friendship between these two countries. Currently, we are focusing on economic cooperation between our nations. Such endeavors will significantly elevate the trade volume."
Osman Nuri Önügören, Chairman of the MÜSİAD Diplomatic Relations Commission, shared their experiences of hosting ambassadors in various cities over the past two years, where they evaluated trade opportunities.
He highlighted their dedication to strengthening commercial ties with India and stated, "Today, we are implementing our first program. Türkiye and India contribute significantly to regional and global trade as two friendly countries with substantial commercial potential along the Silk Road route and historical and cultural ties. With the interactions we will have today, we will reshape a strong future."
Following the speeches, Engin Boyacı, President of MÜSİAD Denizli Branch, presented Ambassador Paul with a traditional Yatağan Dagger as a gift. The event, attended by Hüseyin Memişoğlu, President of Denizli Exporters' Association, Uğur Erdoğan, President of Denizli Chamber of Commerce, Selim Kasapoğlu, President of Denizli Chamber of Industry, and businesspeople, concluded with Ambassador Virander Paul and his delegation visiting marble and textile companies, further strengthening the ties between Türkiye and India.