President Abdullah Gül, accompanied by a delegation of high ranking officials and businessmen, paid an official visit to Romania between March 2 and 4, at the invitation of Romanian President Traian Basescu.
The talks conducted during the visit centred on possibilities for further improving the already good relations between Turkey and Romania, and opinions were exchanged on regional and international issues.
Mr. Gül had a bilateral talk with Mr. Basescu and also met with the Romanian president and the Speakers of Parliament and the Senate. Mr. Gül attended the opening ceremony of the Business Forum held for Turkish and Romanian businessmen before he met with people and Turks living in Romania. The “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University awarded Mr. Gül with an honorary doctorate, and he was also entrusted by Bucharest Municipality with the key to the city.