The Minister of Economy and Energy Özdil Nami will be attending the inauguration ceremony of Azeri SOCAR’s STAR oil refinery in İzmir.
The ceremony will be held under the auspices of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
According to information released by the Economy and Energy Ministry, Minister Nami who will attend the ceremony as guest of the Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Dönmez will be accompanied by his Private Secretary Ülkü Taşseven.
A statement released by the Turkish Presidency said President of Azerbaijan İlham Aliyev, officials from the Azeri government, representatives of relevant institutions and organizations, directors of various energy companies and high level bureaucrats will attend the ceremony.
The STAR oil refinery which is the biggest private sector investment on a single spot in Turkey is amongst the biggest petrol operations in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
The refinery is the first project in Turkey which has the “Strategic Investment Incentive Certificate”.