Turkey is pressing ahead with housing and infrastructure projects, in the face of political upheaval at home and economic gloom abroad. Construction remains one of the brighter sectors of the Turkish economy which has been riddled with domestic political tension that climaxed last month in a failed coup attempt.

Gedik Welding, a global expert in welding from Turkey, was at the Metal and Steel Saudi Arabia fair in May to showcase its wide range of products and robotic welding technologies in the kingdom.