"We need to strengthen our castle and make it more protected against the global financial crisis. We are taking steps for what is required for this aim," Kemal Unakitan said after the meeting, Anatolian Agency reported.
Turkish business groups have long been urging the government to focus on economy and take measures to lessen the impact of the global financial crisis on
The Turkish Business Industrialists’ and Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD) this week warned the government, saying it was time for both the government and the real sector to act together and to heed advice. TUSIAD also urged the government to sign up to a new loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund, made more urgent by the global financial crisis.
A $10 billion standby IMF deal with
"These kinds of meetings should be held from time to time...As a matter of fact, this meeting will be held officially in
The meeting was organized upon Unakitan's invitation.