Erdogan’s deputy: We’ll continue sustainable economic growth


Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said that his country will continue strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth.

This came in a tweet to him via his Twitter account, commenting on the announcement that the Turkish economy grew by 21.7 percent on an annual basis during the second quarter of this year.


Oktay pointed out that Turkey ranked second among the most economically developed G-20 countries.

He expressed his happiness at “seeing the impact of the industrial sector and exports on economic growth.”

And he added: “We will continue strong, sustainable, balanced, and inclusive economic growth.”

Earlier on Wednesday, the Turkish Statistical Office revealed that Turkey’s gross domestic product grew by 21.7 percent year on year during the second quarter of this year.

This percentage is the highest among the recorded and announced figures since 1999, according to official data.