PM Erdogan visits India
The government will work together with the real and financial sectors to overcome the world economic crisis with minimal loss, and everyone should cooperate towards this end, said Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday. Speaking to reporters at Ankara's Esenboga airport before leaving for India, he added that he had no magic wand to dispel the crisis. In New Delhi, Erdogan was welcomed by Turkish Ambassador to India Levent Bilman along with Indian officials. During his visit, Erdogan is expected to meet with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, President Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, and Parliament Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, and to attend a Turkish-Indian Business Council meeting.