09-01-2019 16:14:14

“Turkey reached normalization process in financial markets thanks to timely measures”

Finance and Treasury Minister  Berat Albayrak attends Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) meeting.

Turkey aims to ensure a healthy, balanced and sustainable economic growth, the finance and treasury minister said on Wednesday.

"We gained significant momentum in the rebalancing process, we reached a normalization process in financial markets thanks to our timely measures," said Berat Albayrak.

Addressing an Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MUSIAD) meeting in Turkish capital Ankara, Albayrakstated that Turkish lira gained 20 percent against foreign currencies since August last year.

"Turkey's economy is gearing up in its region day by day with its strong infrastructure," Albayrak underlined.

"Our priority is fighting against fragilities in our economy," he added.

Turkey will stand firm on targets of new economic program unveiled in September, Albayrak stressed.