Turkish delegation at Automechanika
Ambassador Kaan Esener of Turkey in South Africa hosted Mr Omer Burhanoglu, Vice Chairperson of the Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters Association. Mr Burhanoglu headed a 51 person delegation of 19 Turkish businesses from the automotive sector to South Africa.
Automechanika is South Africa's leading international trade fair for the automotive industry. According to Mr. Burhanoglu the delegation is seeking new markets in sub-saharan Africa for the automotive component industry in Turkey.
He also suggested the possibility of a manufacturing joint venture with a South African company in the near future.