10/15/2010

Former WB President: Turkey has the world’s best economic team

Today’s Zaman - Turkey has the best economic management team in the world, according to the former President of the World Bank James Wolfensohn. Speaking to the press in New York on a promotional meeting for a UN event to be held in Turkey next year, Wolfensohn said Turkey has recently been implementing successful economic policies and has been a commendable example, not only for its region but for the entire world. Wolfensohn said, “As far as I know, Turkey's economic management team is the best in the world. I have watched the team and its success with astonishment and admiration.”

He extended his praise to the economy-related ministers in the Cabinet, the Central Bank administration and the chiefs of watchdog institutions in certain sectors such as banking. Wolfensohn conveyed his admiration, in particular for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the ministers in the Cabinet responsible for the administration of different aspects of the economy.
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