World Bulletin / News Desk
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is set to visit Turkey, to lead a business delegation to strengthen diplomatic and business ties, British Embassy said in a statement on Monday.
"He will today announce a number of lucrative deals for British businesses, including new jobs in Cardiff, as he begins a trade and diplomatic visit to Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey," the statement said.
The statement said the deputy prime minister would be joined by British Business Minister Michael Fallon and a business delegation of 18 CEOs and senior executives from companies including Arup, Mott McDonald, AECOM, Lloyds of London and Cella Energy.
"Together they will discuss possible new deals and business ventures with their Turkish counterparts potentially worth up to half a billion pounds," the statement said.
Clegg will also hold a series of high level bilateral meetings with Turkish leaders including President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, the statement added.
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