Mrs. Karman to deliver speech in Turkey on economic and social changes

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights activist, Tawakkol Karman, has emphasized that economic development is extremely important and essential to a sustainable and successful democratization that ensures stability. 

Her statements were made during a speech she today gave at the opening of the "Vizyoner 21" conference on economic and social changes in Turkey and the world under the slogan "Make a difference", organized by the Turkish Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association in Istanbul (MUSIAD).

Democracy and the rule of law are the foundation for economic achievements and the creation of an enabling environment to attract investments, create job opportunities, and grow businesses, industry, trade and small projects, Mrs. Karman noted.

She also stressed the importance of social responsibility, and for the need of businessmen and women to play a positive role in the battle against poverty.

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