Turkey – Political Relations with India

Turkey gained its independence on August 15, 1947 India immediately recognized and established diplomatic relations between the two countries. We have our New Delhi Embassy in India and Mumbai and Hyderabad Consulates.

Turkey, India is a growing economy, a large market, military power, its superiority in space and information technology, rich human resources owned, serves as a rich historical and cultural heritage with a progressive friend with sure steps towards becoming a global power countries.

Bilateral relations between Turkey and India are developing with mutual visits in recent years.

Mr. President made an official visit to India on 30 April – 1 May 2017. President of the Republic of Turkey in November 2008 in the period of Prime Minister, 11th President Abdullah Gul in February 2010 had an official visit to India.

Mr. Ahmet Davutoglu, “Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey in May 2011 held in the host country of the United Nations Conference on the least developed countries for the purpose of preparation for the Ministers of Foreign Affairs on February 18-19, 2011 held at the level of” South-South Cooperation for the least developed countries for the positive contribution New Delhi “to attend the meeting titled” Transformation “.

Mr. Minister, from 18 to 19 August 2016 was made an official visit to India, on this occasion “the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India Between Roadmap” was adopted.

In the same period, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid visited our country on 20-22 July 2013, on the occasion of the invitation of the President of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari, the then President of the Republic and the President of the Parliament. Foreign Minister Khurshid’s visit was the first visit at this level after 10 years of visiting India from my country. The visit of President of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee to the Republic of Turkey on 5-7 October 2013 by invitation of Mr. President Abdullah Gul is also the first visit at this level after 15 years from India to my country. In addition, on 15-16 January 2015, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj conducted a study visit to my country.

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