Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Ahmet Yıldız received Ambassador Selverajah of Singapore on 29 September 2016.
Ambassador Selverajah congratulated Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Yıldız on his recent appointment.
In the meeting, it was underlined that Turkey-Singapore relations have gained significant momentum over the recent years through mutual high-level visits, and that Turkey-Singapore relations have continued at strategic partnership level since 2014. It was expressed that Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement that was signed in 2015 will enhance economic and trade relations once it enters into force. Singaporean companies’ investments in Turkey and further investment opportunities were also discussed.
The coup attempt of July 15 was also discussed in the meeting. Ambassador Selverajah stated that Turkish citizens who showed enormous bravery and stood against the coup attempt have sent a strong message to the world.