Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, will visit Turkey on Sept. 29-30.
During the two-day visit, the Crown Prince is expected to hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and senior government officials on ways to fight terrorism, means to further deepen the distinguished bilateral relations and methods of consolidating bilateral cooperation in all fields.
He is also expected to meet leaders of top Turkish companies to augment trade between the two countries and also seek their participation in investments in the Kingdom.
Dr. Mustafa Goksu, senior adviser at the Investment Support and Promotion Agency at the Turkish prime ministry, said the Turkish government would also discuss with the Crown Prince the signing of a free trade agreement between Turkey and GCC states.
He said that the Turkish government would announce by the end of this year new incentives and facilities to encourage Saudi and Gulf businessmen to invest in the country.
It is note worthy that more than 700 Saudi companies have investments of more than $2 billion in Turkey.
Earlier this month, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir visited Ankara where he held talks with his Turkish counterpart.
Jubeir also extended his “thanks” to Ankara’s “supportive stance in terms of pilgrimage.”