A TUSIAD delegation led by the President of the Board of Directors Muharrem Yilmaz concluded three days of talks with U.S. officials and opinion leaders in Washington. The TUSIAD delegation had an opportunity to exchange views on U.S. – Turkey economic and political relations and recent developments in Turkey and the region.
The President of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) Muharrem Yilmaz reiterated calls for constitutional reform that would establish universal principles of rule of law, judicial independence and impartiality. Delivering opening remarks at the 44th TUSIAD General Assembly in Istanbul, Yilmaz expressed concern with recent developments in Turkey and problems associated with the rule of law, separation of powers and transparent politics. He warned that the country cannot increase its economic competitiveness if it does not respect the supremacy of law, has a judicial…
The TUSIAD Board of Directors and nearly 50 TUSIAD members marked the 15th anniversary of the Washington Representative Office on October 10 – 11. The establishment of a representative office in Washington 15 years ago reflects the Turkish business world’s appreciation of the importance of the bilateral relationship and has demonstrated the recognition of the potential for greater economic and political ties between Turkey and the United States.
Above: President Obama holds a press conference with Prime Minister Erdogan. To read the transcript, click here. TUSIAD President Muharrem Yilmaz made the following statement regarding Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington, DC.
April 17, 2013 TUSIAD President Muharrem Yilmaz made the following statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the most recent chapter in the Transatlantic Economic Partnership (TEP) project, which was launched at the 1998 US – EU Summit in London.