Official visit of the Secretary-General to Turkey (Istanbul and Ankara, 15 - 16 December 2008)


On the occasion of his official visit, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría launched the Environmental Performance Review of Turkey during a joint press conference with the Turkish Environment Minister. He also met with:

  • Mr. Abdullah Gül, President of Turkey
  • Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey
  • Mr. Kemal Unakıtan, Minister of Finance
  • Mr. Mehmet Şimşek, State Minister
  • Mr. Ali Babacan, Foreign Minister
  • Mr. Hüseyin Erkan, Chairman of Istanbul Stock Exchange Market (IMKB)

In addition to his bilateral meetings, he delivered a speech at the “Global Economy and Turkey” event organised by The Istanbul Stock Exchange Market.

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