President Erdogan gifts Turkish-made electric car to Saudi Crown Prince MBS
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday gifted his country’s first indigenous electric car — Togg — to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Turkish president arrived in the kingdom on the first leg of his three-country Gulf trip aimed at strengthening regional and trade ties.
During his visit to Al-Salam Royal Palace in Jeddah, President Erdogan and the Saudi crown prince held one-on-one and inter-delegation meetings, Turkey’s state-run agency Anadolu Ajansı reported.
allowing the talks, Erdogan presented a Pamukkale white Togg to the Saudi crown prince. The two leaders examined the vehicle in the courtyard of the palace.
Meanwhile, SMB walks over to the driver’s side and sits down, while Erdogan sits in the passenger’s seat.
The crown prince drives off to drop the Turkish president at his hotel.
The Turkish president, accompanied by a large delegation comprising ministers, officials, and about 200 businessmen landed in Saudi Arabia a day earlier.
He met the crown prince, Saudi ministers and other high officials of the kingdom.
During his meeting with the crown prince, matters relating to bilateral relations, the latest regional and international developments, and ways to enhance cooperation in all fields were discussed.
The duo attended the signing of several agreements in the fields of energy, defense industries, research and development, direct investment, and media, as well as two contracts with Turkish company Baykar.
Trade between the two countries amounted to $6.5 billion last year and reached $3.4 billion in the first half of the current year.
“With business forums to be organized, we will look for ways to move this figure much further,” Erdogan said.
The Turkish president’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia will help boost bilateral trade and tourism.