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UKTI Trade Missions: Are You Showing The World How GREAT You Are?

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Kasmin Cooney networks during the mission

I founded Righttrack Consultancy in 1988. By 1999 we had started to carve ourselves a market exporting bespoke, in-house soft skills training to the Middle East (with great success.) Every UKTI Trade Mission I have attended over the years has …

Istanbul: bridges, tunnels, airports and – maybe – Olympics

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Two vast bridges spans a picturesque strait. Nearby, engineers are completing a rail tunnel which, like the bridges, will link Europe and Asia. A third bridge is under construction. A road tunnel is planned, together with a brand-new airport which, …

48 hours in Istanbul

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It’s after midnight on a Friday and I’m waiting at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport to meet FCO Europe Minister David Lidington off a late flight from London. The airport is packed with people as passengers pour into a city which for …

Britain in Turkey

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$56 billion of infrastructural investment opportunities. New airports, bridges, motorways, ports and healthcare opportunities running up to 2023. Top-level political support from the British and Turkish Governments. All this is the background to this week’s visit to Turkey by Deputy …