Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan says Ankara will establish a finance-tech base and create lira-equivalent digital money.
Turkish Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan says January inflation figures far from targets as country posts 14.97 percent annual rise in consumer prices for the past month.
"We are working on both strengthening our economic policies and raising the bar of democracy and freedoms while easing daily life for our citizens," the Turkish president says.
Turkish economy expected to expand by 0.3 percent in 2020 in line with reforms and new programmes aimed at improving investments and ensuring price stability, says Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan.
Both Lutfi Elvan and Naci Agbal are experienced hands who understand the lira’s vulnerability and other challenges confronting the economy.
Elvan's ascension to the ministerial post came on the heels of Berat Albayrak's resignation.
Turkey's new Treasury and Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan is sworn in, following the resignation of Berat Albayrak, who stepped down from the post citing health issues.
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