Erdogan participated in opening ceremony of largest iron and steel plant in Algeria.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “I hope we will increase our trade and investments with Algeria to $10 billion mutually.”
Speaking at the opening ceremony of Tosyali Holding’s iron and steel plant in Algerian town of Oran on the Mediterranean coast, Erdogan said, the bilateral trade volume had reached $5 billion, and Turkish businessmen had 200 projects in Algeria approximately, on Wednesday.
Erdogan said, “I hope we will increase bilateral trade and investments to $10 billion mutually.”
Erdogan also wished Algerian President Abdal Aziz Buteflika, who is currently hospitalized, a quick recovery.
Following the ceremony, Erdogan left for Tunisia.
Tosyali Holding’s iron and steel plant, completed in 19 months, cost $750 million.