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TÜSİAD President at High Advisory Council calls for reforms

The President of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) Erol Bilecik delivered opening remarks at the High Advisory Council meeting, which convened this afternoon in Istanbul. The High Advisory Council is a biannual deliberative conference where the business world takes stock of domestic and global political and economic developments, and offers suggestions to policy makers from a business perspective. Read more

Time for Unity and Reform in Turkey

The people of Turkey have voted in a referendum on proposed amendments to the Constitution. We are living in a period of historically important global changes. Regardless of the outcome of the vote, it is now time to stand in solidarity for a stronger Turkey and to look to the future without delay. Read more

The European Union at 60 and the importance of the EU-Turkey relations

Human history has made its most important political, economic, social and scientific advances on the European continent and the surrounding region. On the other hand, Europe has also suffered political, ethnic, sectarian, and economic conflict for centuries.

The philosopher Immanuel Kant’s ideal of perpetual peace became inevitable in the aftermath of the great humanitarian catastrophe created by the Second World War.

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Erol Bilecik Elected TÜSİAD President

TÜSİAD held elections for the Board of Directors, High Advisory Council, Auditing Board, and Disciplinary Committee on January 12, 2017 during the 47th General Assembly. Read more

TÜSİAD Press Release January 1, 2017

While millions of people across the globe were wishing each other the best for 2017, the new year started with the brutal murder of innocent people as a result of a terrorist act at an entertainment venue in Ortaköy. We find it difficult to put into words our outrage and sadness in the face of such inhumane actions by those who wish to hurt Turkey’s domestic peace and tranquility, freedoms, modern urban lifestyles, and global potential. Read more