Erdogan participates in opening ceremony of largest iron and steel plant in Algeria
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening ceremony of an iron and steel plant in Algerian town of Oran on the Mediterranean coast on Wednesday. Speaking at the ceremony, Erdogan expressed hope that we will increase our trade and investments with Algeria to $10 billion mutually. Erdogan said that the bilateral trade volume had reached $5 billion and Turkish businessmen had approximately 200 projects in Algeria. Recalling that every year more than 100,000 Algerians visited Turkey, Erdogan called on both nations to visit each others' country more to improve cultural and economic ties. Following the ceremony, Erdogan left for Tunisia.