PM extends Eid greetings to Turkish President Erdogan

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif meets President of Turkiye H.E Recep Tayyip Erdogan
ANKARA: February 16 – Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif meets President of Turkiye H.E Recep Tayyip Erdogan. APP File Photo

ISLAMABAD, Apr 22 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday held a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and conveyed warm felicitations to the government, leadership and people of Türkiye on Eid-ul-Fitr.

He also offered prayers for the victims of the February 6th earthquakes in south-eastern Türkiye and reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to stand by Türkiye during the rehabilitation and reconstruction phase.

President Erdoğan warmly reciprocated the prime minister’s Eid greetings and conveyed his special fraternal feelings and affection for the people of Pakistan.

The Turkish president thanked Pakistani people and the government for standing with them in their hour of need during earthquake and conveyed that they will never forget Pakistan’s support and assistance.

The Turkish president also appreciated the prime minister’s visit to Turkiye in the aftermath of earthquake and said they would always remember the leadership Pakistan demonstrated.

The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the excellent bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to further advance these fraternal ties in all areas of mutual interest particularly; trade, economy, food security and green energy.

They also reaffirmed their resolve to remain in close contact with each other on all important regional and global issues.

The prime minister also invited President Erdogan to visit Pakistan, which was accepted.

By Ishtiaq Rao

Ishtiaq Ahmed is a Sr. Reporter who reports on Prime Minister, President, Foreign Office, and special assignments. Backed by 20-year experience, he has written for local and foreign newspapers. Reach out at 03335293238/ [email protected]/ X: ishtiaqrao

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