NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in New Delhi.
“Strengthening bridges with Ankara. EAM @SushmaSwaraj receives FM of Turkey, @MevlutCavusoglu in Delhi,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
This is the first official visit to India of Cavusoglu who was in India on a transit halt last year when he met Sushma Swaraj.
India-Turkey bilateral relations have been sustained and strengthened through regular high-level exchanges.
Bilateral trade is also increasing and touched $6.3 billion last year.
Mr Cavusoglu will also visit Hyderabad on Saturday where he will officially open the Turkish consulate building.