The President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül (pictured right, on left), recently visited Apple’s California HQ and met with Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to Turkish-based Anatolia News Agency. The Turkish President was in the United States to promote Turkey in a bid to be the host for the 2020 Olympic Games as well as visit some of the biggest technology companies in the valley including Google where he tried on Google Glasses and drove in the driverless car.
On a subject very close to Apple’s motives and beliefs, the President discussed a new technology in education project with Cook. This is an important subject for Apple with the company’s recent push of the iPad and iBooks into education. On the note of iPad usage, the Turkish President expressed concern with the Turkish character input. Cook said he was unaware of the issue, but he said he would take care of it.
Also, it sounds like there might be some Apple Stores in Turkey’s future as well.