convene in Istanbul forum

The heart of Turkish-Arab economic world will beat at the 8th Turkish-Arab Economic Forum (TAF) in Istanbul on April 4 and 5.

Held under the auspices of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and hosted by Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek, TAF is the region’s most exciting and biggest diplomatic and economic event.

TAF will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus in Istanbul.

The 8th edition of TAF will be organized by Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group with the official support of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Turkish Ministry of Finance, the League of Arab States and in cooperation with Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency (TYDTA), Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB) and Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

The founder and coordinator of TAF, Murat Efe underlined that TAF was the Middle East’s biggest economic and diplomatic platform.

“There is a serious potential for investments in Gulf countries. We would like to divert such investments to Turkey, a country with common history with the region and one which has both logistics and strategic advantages,” Efe also said.