Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking at the India-Turkey business event in Delhi in the presence of visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said both the countries share a common outlook on the present economic order in the world. He said India and Turkey are among 20 largest economies in the world and have to build on this rich heritage, huge potential and opportunity to enhance bilateral engagement. “India and Turkey are among 20 largest economies in the world. Both have shown remarkable stability. We have to build on this rich heritage, huge potential and opportunity to enhance bilateral engagement,” he was quoted as saying by the news agency ANI.
Prime Minister Modi said the government has launched several initiatives to reform the economy in last three years. “My Govt came to power in this very month three years back, since then we have launched several initiatives to reform the economy. Recent GST legislation is another such initiative, on an old demand to create a uniform & efficient business atmosphere in the country,” he added. PM said that Turkey has become a favourite destination for Indian filmmakers in last few years.
PM Modi said the government is continuously working to modernise railway and highways in India have made maximum allocations for these two sectors. He said energy deficiency of India and Turkey can be an important pillar of bilateral relation. “We are modernizing our railways and upgrading our highways. We have made maximum allocations for these two sectors. India and Turkey are both energy deficient, and our energy needs are ever increasing. This sector is an imp pillar of bilateral relation,” he said.