State Minister for Foreign Trade Kürşad Tüzmen said over the weekend that he intended to form a team of divers to find the monster of Lake Van.
Speaking during his visit to Van, Tüzmen said Lake Van and its beautiful environs was the region's best natural resource and should be exploited fully to make the area a major tourism attraction. “There is no oil or natural gas here. You only have the lake. We will send divers in October as a promotional effort so they can look for the monster. Our purpose is to make this monster live on and direct Turkey and the world's gaze to the lake.”
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