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Turkey voices support for FAO Programme of Work and Budget

Graziano da Silva hightlights Turkey’s emerging role and support to its region

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva meeting with Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister for Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Turkey at FAO Headquarters. ©FAO/Giuseppe Carotenuto

18 June 2013, Rome -  Turkey’s Minister for Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Mehmet Mehdi Eker, expressed strong support for FAO’s decentralization and reform process at a meeting with Director-General José Graziano da Silva here today. The Minister also expressed his country’s interest in working more closely with FAO. Graziano da Silva, on his side, underlined Turkey’s emerging role and the strong support it provides in its region.  

Click here to listen to H.E.Mehmet Mehdi Eker.