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Topic: Turkish Government Plans to Make Istanbul a World Financial Center
Host: U.S. Embassy Ankara Economic Counselor Laird Treiber
Special Guest: Alper Baktur, Head of the Department of Financial Markets and Istanbul as a Financial Center, Turkish Ministry of Development
Date, time, time zone for call: Tuesday, September 25, 2012; 10:00 a.m. EDT, 5:00 p.m. Ankara time
Brief description of call: This webinar will focus on Turkish Government plans to make Istanbul a world financial center, which we believe offers significant opportunities for U.S. exports to and investment in Turkey’s financial services sector. This webinar is open to U.S. companies that are interested in either opening new or expanding current operations in Turkey. Participants will have the opportunity to pose questions directly to Alper Baktur and Laird Treiber.
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