Russia - most popular destination for business trips of Turkish citizens
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Russia and Qatar are the most popular destinations for Turkish citizens to travel for business purposes through the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR), the agency told Trend.
In particular, in May 2018, through ISKUR, Qatar was visited by 207 citizens of Turkey, and Russia – by 139 citizens of Turkey, the agency said.
ISKUR noted that, 499 Turkish citizens visited Qatar through ISKUR in the first five months of 2018 (January-May), which is 178.77 percent more than in the same period of 2017.
"At the end of five months of 2018, through ISKUR, Russia was visited by 1,166 people, which is 18.06 percent less compared to the same period in 2017," the agency said.
ISKUR noted that, in May 2018, 1,693 people traveled to foreign countries through this agency for business purposes.
"At the end of January-May this year, the number of Turkish citizens who visited foreign countries through the Employment Agency, amounted to 9 780 people," ISKUR stated.
In May 2018, the number of unemployed people in Turkey amounted to 2,561 million people, 49 percent of whom are women, and 51 percent - are men.
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