Gul said there was great business potential between the two countries and room for cooperation in all areas.

Turkish President Abdullah Gul invited Kuwaiti businessmen to invest in Turkey.

Addressing the Turkish-Kuwaiti Businesmen Forum hosted in the Kuwaiti Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Gul said there was great business potential between the two countries and room for cooperation in all areas.

Gul said Kuwait should choose countries with low risk profile for destination of investments. He said Turkey was a suitable country for investments, with great potential for economic growth and minimized level of risks, thanks to reforms implemented.

Gul said Kuwait planned USD 160 billion of infrastructure investments over the next five years, underlining that there were also business opportunities for Turkish entrepreneurs in Kuwait.

Also speaking during the forum, President of Turkey's Union of Chambers and Stock Exchanges, Rifat Hisarciklioglu said the trade volume between the two countries which was USD 500 million in 2008 was not enough.

He said Turkey offered great opportunities to foreign investors in the areas of real estate, logistics and tourism adding that Turkish businessmen could partake in infrastructure investments in Kuwait.

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