LABA’s President Japsal Singh Minhas hosted a visit by H. Bahadir Tuzcu, the Secretary General of the Association of Anatolian Businessmen (ASKON), Turkey along with Mr Tankut Aydin the Chief Commercial Counsellor of Turkey based in Birmingham.
The visit facilitated by Mr Aydin involved round table discussion on signing an MOU with LABA to facilitate bilateral trade and investment and organising trade missions for LABA members to Turkey and hosting a delegation from ASKON in early 2014.
Mr Tuzcu saluted “ the dynamism of the British Asian business communities in reaching out to further enhance trade and investment links with Turkey, on my return to Turkey I want to forge a long term meaningful links with LABA”.
Jaspal Minhas in thanking Mr Tuzcu for his visit said” LABA has invested considerable resources in developing its International Trade Hub, and welcomed ASKON’s practical engagement to support bilateral trade amongst the regions SME’s and Turkey”.
Mr Tuzcu and Aydin accompanied by Leicester City Councillor Abdul Osman also visited several businesses in Leicester. They were also hosted by Mr Nasir Awan the President of Asian Business Institute in Birmingham.