ISLAMABAD, APRIL 10, 2018: Pakistan and Turkey share a bond of friendship which has its roots in cultural, religious and social commonalities and relations between the two have witnessed unprecedented warmth during the recent years bringing people of both the countries close to each other. These views were expressed by Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani in a meeting with Turkish Ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yrudakul at the Parliament House on Tuesday.
Chairman Senate said that Turkey has become an attractive tourist destination for Pakistanis and there was dire need to enhance mutual collaboration in different sectors including trade and investment. He said that Pakistan offers a conducive environment for investment and Turkish investors must invest in Pakistan and explore new avenues of cooperation for mutual benefit.
He said that Turkey is an important country and Pakistan has always placed its historical relations with Turkey at high esteem. He said that both have supported each other point of view at international fora, however, there is need to further boost parliamentary linkages to build better regional rapport and make joint efforts for regional peace and stability.
The Chairman emphasized Pakistan wants peace in the region as war is not a solution to our issues. “Lasting peace and security can make Asia prosper” Sanjrani observed. He said that there is huge potential for cooperation between the two countries. He appreciated Turkish government support on the issue of Kashmir. He expressed his well wishes to the government, parliament and people of Turkey.
The Turkish Envoy greeted Chairman Senate for assuming the Charge of office. He agreed with the views of Chairman Senate and underscored the need for more enhanced cooperation between the two sides.