Pakistan, Turkey agree to enhance cooperation in aviation sector

ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (APP):Pakistan and Turkey on Wednesday decided take steps for further enhancing
the bilateral cooperation in the aviation sector.

It was decided during a meeting with Turkish Ambassador Mustafa Yurdakul who called on Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, said a press release.

The Minister said: “Pakistan and Turkey are brotherly countries and relations are warm and cordial based on trust and respect. We are thankful to leadership of Turkey for extending support to Pakistan on Kashmir issue.”

Mustafa Yurdakul said that Turkey was keen on enhancing ties with Pakistan in aviation and other sectors.

Air Services Agreement (ASA) between Pakistan and Turkey concluded in 1972, stipulates multiple airlines designation. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Air Blue were the designated airlines of Pakistan whereas Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines were the airlines of Turkey.