Technologic innovations should be adapted to the production to raise productivity, the Turkish industry and technology minister said on Thursday.

Turkey will reach its sustainable and stronger economy targets with policies which will raise productivity in industry, agriculture, tourism, energy and health, Mustafa Varank stressed in an event on the theme of productivity, in the capital Ankara.

“We want original ideas, new technologies and innovative perspectives to dominate the production,” he said, adding: “We do not want to be a market for new technologies, we want to be a producer of them”.

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