Pakistan News Service

Wednesday Oct 24, 2018, Safar 13, 1440 Hijri
Logo
LATEST :
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

Turkish FM calls on PM-COAS

15 September, 2018

  Related News  
Imran Khan assured to end political interference in civil bureaucracy
Govt to hold audit of three metro bus projects
  More on this View All

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday. During the meeting, the prime minister said Pakistan and Turkey had the required potential to forge an even stronger partnership in future. Both the countries have always stood beside each other and will continue to do so, the prime minister said. Cavusoglu reiterated Turkey’s full support to Pakistan government’s future plans to take the country on a rapid course of economic progress.

Ideas covering promotion of bilateral trade and Turkish investment in various sectors including energy sector of Pakistan were also discussed. Both sides reiterated their commitment to continue working closely in various multilateral and international forums, including the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

Cavusoglu also called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

Focus of the discussion remained on Pakistan and Turkey relations, regional security, including evolving situation in the Middle East, management of defence and security cooperation between both the countries. The Turkish foreign minister acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s contributions for conflict prevention in the region and also pledged to keep working for better relations between the two countries.

Foreign ministers of Pakistan, India to meet in US on 27th.

Cavusoglu also met President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi at the Presidency. The president stressed the need to enhance bilateral trade ties for the benefit of the people of two countries.

Alvi said that relations between the two countries were unique and based on shared values, history, commonality of interests and shared views on wide range of issues. “We hope to host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan soon in Pakistan.”

Cavusoglu congratulated the president on his assumption of office and conveyed the good wishes of the leadership and the people of Turkey for the newly elected government of Pakistan. He also invited President Dr Arif Alvi to visit Turkey at his earliest convenience.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
 
 
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
 
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites