An online panel was held by DIPAM on 16.12.2020 (Wednesday) at 19.00 about “The Political Economy of Turkey-UK Relations”. Moderated by DIPAM specialist and lecturer at Istanbul Commerce University Dr. Uğur Yasin ASAL; the panel hosted Prof. Sedat AYBAR, Chair of Department of Economy and Finance of Istanbul Aydın University and Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey Christopher W. J. GAUNT OBE.
Moderator Dr. Uğur Yasin ASAL introduced the speakers and expressed the purpose and functioning of the panel and which topics will be discussed in the panel. He has made an assessment of Turkey-UK relations and touched upon trade relations. He stated especially commercial relations in the post-Brexit period will be discussed. He added they will be also discussing how bilateral relations were affected during the Covid-19 period, the importance of cooperation and solidarity between Turkey-UK and eventually gave the floor to the speakers.