The swift measures Turkey took to stem coronavirus along with the country’s sound healthcare system serve as reassurance to foreign residents of the country, said a prominent foreign banker living in Turkey.

“Turkey has shown an exemplary reaction to the pandemic by mandating school breaks, mostly switching to remote working, and closing restaurants and entertainment centers, while taking the associated economic costs of these decisions,” Salah Jelassi, regional manager at the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group’s Regional Hub in Turkey, told Anadolu Agency.

“Such measures gave the expat community the additional security and an assurance that the government of

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