Over 8 billion lira given in Turkish aid to TRNC

The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reports that Turkey’s financial aid to the TRNC for the period 2002-2014 reached eight billion and 920 million Turkish lira.

The basic aim of the aid has been “to bring the public finances into a healthy, self-sufficient situation, to strengthen the infrastructure which is necessary for the economy, to develop the real sector and to bring the TRNC economy up to a competitive level”.

The statement says that around 300 civil servants have been appointed from Turkey to the TRNC, adding that Turkey’s aid to North Cyprus continues within the framework of their “economic and financial cooperation protocols”.

Within this scope, it is noted, a “program for transition to sustainable economy” for the period 2013-2015 has been prepared.


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