Jul 21 2018

Berat Albayrak to meet the US Treasury Secretary

Turkey’s new Ministry of Treasury and Finance and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's son-in-law Berat Albayrak will have a meeting with the United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin during the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Dünya newspaper reported on Saturday.  

The meeting of finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the G-20 countries started on Friday.  Minister Albayrak has so far met his Indonesian, German, and French counterparts, and is expected to meet China’s Minister of Finance Liu Kun and Brazil’s Minister of Finance Eduardo Guardia, apart from Mnuchin.

Albayrak will also be the keynote speaker of the final plenary session of the meeting, during his first international appearance after being appointed by President Erdoğan to lead Turkey’s economy at a time the country faces serious challenges.