Turkey's government has already transferred stakes worth billions of dollars in Turkish Airlines, major banks and other companies to the fund, which was set up last year, partly to help finance big-ticket infrastructure projects.
Fund chairman Mehmet Bostan told reporters late on Tuesday the fund had authority to support mega projects but its priority is to invest in leading global industries in areas like technology, telecoms and energy.
The Turkish fund has received invites from other national funds and was negotiating with two of them after signing an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Bostan added.
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