Economic relations with Turkey to grow with passage of time: Dar

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 2 (APP): Minister for Finance, Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday said that the economic and trade relations with Turkey would continue to grow with the passage of time.

He was talking to a delegation of Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board, led by Omer Cihad Vardan who called on him here.

Appreciating the efforts of the delegation for the promotion of trade and business opportunities between the countries, Dar said that Pakistan would happily become a investment part of any joint venture started by Turkey for the benefit of both economies.

Vardan said “the people of Turkey and we really appreciate the support and the moral stance taken by the Government of Pakistan passed through a difficult time in favor of the people and government of Turkey”.

The Minister welcomed the guests and said that Turkey has been a long standing friend and the People and the Government of Pakistan really support the democratic set up in Turkey.

The delegation also discussed with the Minister the possibilities of enhancing the cooperation in the areas of bilateral trade and in this respect the delegation shared that Turkey has excellent skills and technology in the field of construction, textile and transportation business.

All these skills can benefit both countries in the maximum possible way.

The delegation briefed the Minister that the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board extends cooperation to other countries through Business Councils working in 127 countries of the World and they would like to introduce the business community of Turkey to Pakistan and vice versa.

The delegation emphasized that they could look into opportunities of joint ventures in Pakistan.