VILNIUS, Lithuanian

Turkey and Lithuania are looking to double the bilateral trade volume from its current level, Turkey’s trade minister said Friday. 

“Our trade volume with Lithuania is around $562 million, which is very low. We aim to increase it to $1 billion as a first stage,” Ruhsar Pekcan, currently visiting Lithuania, told the Turkey-Lithuania Business Forum in the capital Vilnius.

Pointing to Lithuania’s success in innovation, technology, FinTech, communications, and information technology, Pekcan said the ministry backs the cooperation of firms from both sides.

She also highlighted the potential of health tourism.

Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas said the

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