Rawalpindi, H.E. Mr. Ihsan Mustafa YRUDAKUL Turkish Ambassador called on Pervez Khattak, Minister for Defence in Ministry of Defence, Rawalpindi. The Ambassador congratulated the Minister on his appointment new responsibilities.
Sharing views on subjects of mutual interest, the Defence Minister highlighted that Pakistan and Turkey will continue to further consolidate exemplary fraternal relations between the two countries. This relationship is based on common faith, values, culture, civilizational linkages, history and mutual trust. The Minister appreciated the economic development and prosperity of Turkey under the visionary leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erodogan. The Minister acknowledged Turkey’s strong support for Pakistan at all international for a as well as its steadfast support on Kashmir issue.
In return, Turkish Ambassador expressed similar thoughts for further promoting ties between both brotherly countries in all domains of mutual interest, particularly in defence arena. He highlighted that during his tenure as Turkish Ambassador in Pakistan, he will move in all collaborative directions to capture more avenues of mutual development by building on respective strengths.
Later, the defence Minister also attended the national day celebration of Turkey in Turkish Embassy.