PM,Turkish FM discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD (PEN) –  Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and discussed ways to promote bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkey.

The meeting also discussed promotion of cooperation in different sectors, particularly trade, investment, education, communication and culture.

PM Sharif said the historical and brotherly relations between Pakistan and Turkey were witnessing a new dimension leading to progress of the two nations.

He said Pakistan and Turkey had similarity of views on international issues and people of the two countries stood by each other in difficult times.

He said there was a strong relationship of mutual trust and respect between Pakistan and Turkey, which had turned into strong economic relations.

Shehbaz said Turkey made rapid progress under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, terming it a role model for other nations.

The Turkish foreign minister said Turkey and Pakistan had deep-rooted relations and expressed his government’s desire to strengthen ties in multifarious areas.