Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, Bakanı PTT
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The arasında E-Commerce Cooperation Agreement ”was signed between the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Tunisian Ministry of Digital Economy and Communication Technologies within the framework of the World Postal Union (UPU) Ecom @ Africa Project.
Minister Turhan Speaking at the signing ceremony, held in 2016 26 in Turkey. He talked about the Ecom @ Africa project designed by UPU under the Istanbul Strategy set out in the World Postal Congress.
Within the framework of historical importance they attach to the development of relations between Turkey and Africa voicing Turhan significant strides in recent years, the importance given to Africa and told Turkey's activities organized for this continent.
Turhan said that as a result of the common will to improve cooperation, the volume of trade has increased dramatically, and the volume has nearly quadrupled and exceeded 20 billion dollars.
Turhan said that they see the African continent countries as an increasing value for the future of the world, kel Therefore, we are looking for ways to do what we can in order to develop the strategic partnership and cooperation between the African continent countries. In this sense, we see the Ecom @ Africa project as a new channel. Bu
Talking about the Ecom @ Africa project, Turhan said:
Ir This project, designed by UPU, offers a highly effective and inclusive model of e-commerce that changes the world trade and offers different business models with each growing volume. The Ecom @ Africa initiative will enable the development of trade in Africa and the inclusion of those who have little access to the global trading system into the commercial system. Thus, many investments and employment will be instrumental. I would like to congratulate the managers and project staff of the UPU, who is the architect of this project that puts the post offices at the center of the operation. Ley
Turhan stated that UPU's long-established history and international experience will provide significant advantages for the success of the project.
”E-commerce will become widespread in Africa through cooperation“
Turhan, Turkey by mentioning the cooperation agreement signed between Tunisia found the following assessment:
Mas Thanks to the cooperation protocol we will sign with Tunisia, we are taking the step to facilitate the dissemination of the Ecom @ Africa project to other African countries. Our postal administration PTT, which is an important player of the global mail network, has successfully carried out the Executive Council Chairmanship of UPU with its experience and strong infrastructure, has succeeded in adapting to the digital transformation in the world. Personally, I am of the opinion that PTT will play an important role in providing the e-commerce system with a more inclusive access to Africa and the introduction of African products to the world. Ş
Turhan stated that they could create a model based on mutual achievements with Tunisia and stated that PTT has a serious infrastructure and e-commerce platform at the point of providing platform for Ecom @ Africa project.
Turhan stated that e-commerce is capable of providing platform in different segments of B2C, B2B, such as BXNUMXC, BXNUMXB. this project will also make important contributions. bu
Avantaj We have advantages such as PTT, THY, Istanbul Airport in global e-commerce “
Minister Turhan, just e-commerce platform, the establishment of e-commerce said that was not enough for the creation of eco-system, the geographical position they have in Turkey as well as powerful air, also said they think that provides a significant advantage for this project land and maritime connections.
Turhan stated that they have important advantages such as Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Airport as well as PTT on e-commerce and continued:
Or Africa is in second place with the 4 million in the number of users participating in e-commerce over the last 225 year, second only to the Asia-Pacific region. The largest increase in internet use is in Africa with 20. These only reveal that Africa is one of the focal points of e-commerce growth. It is important to be able to manage this potential of Africa in the best interests of African countries. At this point, we think the Ecom @ Africa initiative, designed to balance the level of e-commerce development at the global level, provides an important opportunity. Bu
Turhan, as Turkey and mutual cooperation for the implementation of this project quickly stressed that they have a shared responsibility to exhibit understanding.
“We will continue to do our part“
Turhan said that they are aware of the active role, and the importance of the activities carried out by Tunisia for the successful implementation of this comprehensive project.
Turkey and Tunisia as would be example for many countries of cooperation they do start today and save that triggered the cooperation in different fields of investment Turhan, "began to Tunisia project infrastructure investment case, we welcome the rapid reaction of appreciation they have shown for the development of the project." He said.
Mr. Turhan added that they will continue to fulfill their responsibility for the successful implementation and progress of the project.
Ar Bilateral trade, exports and employment will increase with the project “
Mohamed Anouar Maarouf, Minister of Digital Economy and Communication in Tunisia, said that they were expecting this event a lot and thanked Turhan, who was an opinion leader for the organization.
"There are lessons we can take from the model in Turkey. We see that PTT will be a model for us. PTT will accelerate the Ecom @ Africa project and make the platform functional. There is an unprecedented opportunity to cooperate and increase cooperation between the two countries. Our strategic cooperation will not end with this project, but will continue to increase. Proj
After the speeches, Ministers Turhan and Maarouf, as well as the Chairman and CEO of PTT Inc. Kenan Bozgeyik, UPU Secretary General Bishar Hussein and Tunisia Post Administration Director Jawher Ferjaoui signed a cooperation agreement.