Turkish President Gul due to France
Turkish President Abdullah Gul will travel to Paris on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.
Gul will attend activities within the scope of "Season of Turkey" in Paris.
"Season of Turkey" began in France on June 30 and it will last about nine months. More than 300 art and culture events promoting Turkey will take place in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg and some other French cities during the "Season of Turkey" organized with a 30 million Euro budget.
France will host 42 exhibitions during the season, which is sponsored by leading French companies including AXA, Areva, Total, EADS, BNP Paribas Bank, Groupama insurance company and Renault.
A total of 880,000 French people visited Turkey last year, and almost 400,000 Turkish citizens are living in France.