17 March 2015 Ankara

A Memorandum of Understanding on fostering cooperation and organizing common events was signed between SAM and Minerva Education, Culture and Research Foundation (Fundaçao Minerva) from Portugal during a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building on 17 March 2015.

Portugese delegation included Prof. José Francisco Pavia from Lisboa Lusiada University, former Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. António Martins da Cruz from the board of Foundation, and International Policy and Leadership Institute (IPLI) director Dr. Timothy Reno.

After the signing of MoU, expert representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Central Bank have made presentations to the Portugese delegation on different aspects of Turkish-Portugese relations, Turkey-EU relations and Turkey’s economic policies, and questions from the delegations were answered.

In the end of the meeting, a lunch was held at the honor of the visiting delegation.