The Turkish Consul in Basra, Farouk Qaimagja, and the Commercial Attache of the Turkish Embassy, met the head of Basra Investment Commission to discuss ways of boosting economic and trade cooperation.
"The consul, accompanied by representatives of a number of Turkish companies, reviewed with local officials in Basra ways of attracting Turkish investments to the province and encouraging Turkish companies to invest in vital fields in Basra," said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
He unveiled an investment plan to set up the Turkish school in the area, and noted that the project will have positive effects on local residents and will help to develop their capabilities.
Meanwhile, a Turkish company presented plans for an aluminum industries project in the region.
(Sources: Aswat al-Iraq, Basra Investment Commission)