PM: Democratisation measures to open new economic opportunities for Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 1 / Trend R.Hafizoglu /
A package of measures for democratisation will open up new economic opportunities for Turkey, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, TRT Haber reported on Tuesday.
According to him, similar reforms will also be carried out in Turkey in the near future.
The Prime Minister also said that democracy and the economy are interrelated and should develop in parallel.
"The economy will develop in parallel with the growth of democracy in the country," Erdogan added.
On Sept. 30, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a new package of measures for the country's democratisation.
According to the new package, all political parties in Turkey will move to a system of two chairmen, that is two will lead the parties.
Moreover, Prime Minister said that during the election campaign, parties may use not only Turkish, but also other languages spoken in the country.
According to the package of measures, a term of imprisonment for crimes motivated by racial hatred will be increased by three years to eliminate inter-ethnic conflict in the country.
The democratisation package also envisages lifting the ban on hijab headscarves in the Turkish state organisations, except for the Armed Forces.