Erdal Bahçıvan

Botaş lowers gas flow to industry, power stations

Turkey's Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (Botaş) has lowered natural gas flow to large industrial sites and power stations by 40 percent because of a disruption in pipeline gas imports from Iran.

The national pipeline company has taken all neceassary measures for households not be affected by the shortage, a statement released in the evening on Jan. 20 said.

Turkish businesspeople want an ease in visa requirements

Turkish industrialists have called for an easing of visa requirements abroad, in order to foster economic and trade relations with more countries Turkish businesspeople have called for an easing of visa requirements from the consulate generals of 37 countries, in order to foster economic and trade relations with those countries, in a press meeting hosted by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (IS