ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday arrived in Turkey on two-day official visit, at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
As he landed at the airport in Konya city, he was warmly received by governor and deputy mayor of Konya, Pakistan’s ambassador in Turkey and senior officials of the embassy, a PM Office statement said.
The prime minister was accompanied by a high level delegation including Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and Advisor on Trade Abdul Razak Dawood.
The prime minister would meet Turkish president and discuss various aspects of the bilateral ties, besides regional and international matters.
Along with his delegation, the prime minister would also pay respect at the tomb of renowned Persian poet, jurist and Islamic scholar Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, also located in the very city.
During the visit, he is also scheduled to address a business forum in Ankara. The visit would further strengthen the bilateral ties particularly helping explore more avenues of bilateral cooperation in fields of trade and commerce.
After assuming office, this is the first official visit of the prime minister to Turkey.