PM expresses govt’s resolve to further enhance bilateral cooperation with Türkiye

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ISLAMABAD, July 09 (DNA): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, on behalf of
the Government and people of Pakistan, conveyed warm greetings to the
Government and people of Türkiye on the happy occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

He conveyed this message to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
during a telephone call on Saturday.

“The Prime Minister, on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan,
conveyed warm greetings to the Government and people of Türkiye on the
happy occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. Reciprocating the warm Eid greetings from
the Prime Minister, President Erdoğan also extended best wishes to the
Government and people of Pakistan,” a press statement issued by PM
Office said.

During the course of their conversation, the Turkish President also
offered prayers for the victims of the devastating floods in
Balochistan. In this context, President Erdoğan reaffirmed his
Government’s steadfast support to Pakistan during this testing time.

While recalling his recent visit to Türkiye and warm hospitality
extended to him and his delegation, the Prime Minister expressed his
Government’s firm resolve to further enhance its bilateral cooperation,
especially in areas of trade, investment, energy and other important
sectors. Both  the leaders also exchanged views on regional and
international peace and security matters, including enhancing
cooperation for addressing global energy and food crises.

The Prime Minister conveyed that he was looking forward to welcoming
President Erdogan for the 7th Session of the High-Level Strategic
Cooperation Council (HLSCC) in Pakistan in September 2022. He expressed
his hope that the Turkish President’s visit to Pakistan would open up
new avenues to broaden and deepen trade and investment ties between the
two fraternal countries. DNA