Turkiye & Turkish Security Market. Turkiye. 1. Culture: Turkish Culture is unique in the world in that it has influenced and has been influenced in return by cultures and civilizations from China to Vienna and from Russian steps to North Africa for over a millennia. 1. Culture:
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Turkish Culture is unique in the world in that it has influenced and has been influenced in return by cultures and civilizations from China to Vienna and from Russian steps to North Africa for over a millennia.
Turkish culture reflects this unparalleled cultural richness and diversity, and remains mostly shaped by its deep roots in Middle East, Anatolia and Balkans, the cradle of many civilizations for at least twelve thousand years.
2. History: Turkey's first known human inhabitants appeared in the Mediterranean region as early as 7500 BC and it has been ruled through the centuries by diverse cultures including the sun-worshiping Hittites, the Greeks who drove out the gentle Persians (who then migrated to India), and the Byzantines including Constantine.Turkiye
2. History: By 1453, the Ottomansunder Mehmet the Conqueror had takenoverConstantinople.
The OttomanSultanatelastedtill the War of Independence in 1920-22 ledby Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk orFatherTurk). Kemal abolished the Sultanateand set aboutreinventingTurkishsocietyandthis is considered the birth of the TurkishRepublic.
UnderAtaturk, Turkeywentthrough a period of reform andsecularismwasstronglyinstitutedinto the constitution as well as in the fabric of society. ConstantinoplebecameIstanbulandwomenobtained the righttovote. Eventoday, Atatürk remains a hero in Turkey.
3. Society: Turkish people are mid Asia oriented. They have lived in tents and were nomads. In the history they have spread to all over the world from central Asia, where most settled in caucasia and Anatolia from the 10th century A.D.on. This moving characteristic created some peculiarities that are exclusively Turkish.
Hospitality is one of the cornerstones of the Turkish way of life. Turkish people are the most gracious and generous hosts as a result of their natural instincts.
On the otherhand, the global crisis has not changedTurkiye'sstrongposition in the worldandregion. Turkey, which has become the 16th largesteconomy in the worldand6th in allEuropeduesimplytoitsentrepreneurs, qualifiedworkforceandyoung, dynamicpopulationiwithoutusinganynaturalresourceorfreignfinancialsupport, is capable of survivingthiscrisis.
At the IMF-World Bank annualconferenceheld in Istanbul in October 2009, it wasarguedthatTurkeyand South Africawouldboth be toutedamong the “corecountries” of the G-20 countries, alongwithBrazil, Russia, China andIndia, whichwouldplay a moreactive role in the worldeconomy. At the sameconference, the ManagingDirector of IMF, DominiqueStrauss-Kahn, estimatedthatTurkeywouldrecordone of the highestgrowthrates in 2010.
Turkey's legal frameworkalsooffersextremelyattractiveopportunitiestoinvestors, An entrepreneur, whetherlocalorforeign, can establish a company in Turkey. Accordingto the WorldBank's 2009 Database on BusinessCreation, TurkeyranksabovesomecountrieslikeCzechRepublic, Italy, Poland, Romania, SlovakiaandSpain in thisrespect.