Pak Turk Ties
Two leaders discuss issues of mutual interest, including further strengthening of bilateral relations.
The appeal of Turkish cultural imports makes sense in light of the country’s more recent history of Islamist violence.
Reiterates appreciation for Turkey’s "principled and steadfast support" on the issue of Indian-occupied Kashmir.
Turkey and Pakistan had signed a $1.5 billion deal for the Turkish-made helicopter gunships in July 2018.
Train to complete one side-trip in 12 days, expected to reach the Islamabad dryport on March 16.
The drills included cordon and search techniques, built-up area clearance with combat aviation support and hostage rescue.
Says Pakistan is "our brotherly country with whom Turkey enjoys excellent relations".
New Turkish consulate building inaugurated.
Foreign ministers Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Mevlut Cavusoglu and Jeyhun Bayramov participate in second round of trilateral talks.
Qureshi briefs Turkish, Azeri counterparts on rights violations in occupied Kashmir; trade, investment and security discussed.
Turkish FM is arriving in Islamabad on a three-day visit today, while Azerbaijan FM will land tomorrow.
Mevlut Cavusoglu will hold bilateral talks with FM Qureshi and call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi.
Pakistan remains opposed to imposition of unilateral coercive measures against any country in principle, says FO.
"Turkish investors should capitalise on emerging investment opportunities in construction," says ICCI president.
The foreign minister also thanked him for Turkey's support in the recent FATF session.
"Deeply appreciate President Erdogan once again raising his voice in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people," says PM Imran.
PM Imran, President Alvi congratulate Turkish leader on reopening of Hagia Sophia as a mosque, reaffirm bilateral support.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calls on India to “confront extremist Hindus” and “stop the massacre of Muslims”.
India says Erdogan's remarks will have a bearing on bilateral trade.
The trip with a packed schedule saw the signing of 13 memorandums of understanding for cooperation in various areas.
Pakistan, Turkey sign memorandums of understanding for cooperation in various areas.
Calls for increasing bilateral trade between the two countries to $1 billion, before bringing it up to $5 billion.
Thanks Pakistanis for their hospitality.
"Our friendship is not based on vested interests but on love," says Erdogan on relations between the two countries.
Understanding reached during a meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Trade and Investment.
Erdogan's trip aims to strengthen strategic, economic relations.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to arrive in Pakistan for a two-day visit on Feb 13.
"Unfortunately, our friends felt that somehow the conference was going to divide the ummah," he says.
"This is exactly what happened in Myanmar when they first started registration [...] and then the genocide took place."
PM Imran extends offer reiterated by FM Qureshi in call to Turkish counterpart; ISPR says rescue and relief team ready.