Pakistan, Turkey make determined efforts to eliminate terrorism: Envoy

By Akram Malik

ANKARA, May 15 (APP): Pakistan’s ambassador to Ankara Sohail
Mahmood said on Sunday Pakistan and Turkey were learning from each
other’s experiences and had mounted determined efforts to eliminate the scourge of terrorism from their soil.

Both the countries suffer at the hands of terrorists but
share information as their security and defence forces were in a regular dialogue on the issue to further cement their cooperation on combating terrorism, he told APP in an interview while recapitulating Pak Turkish close and friendly relationship in diverse fields.

He said during their bilateral meetings the two sides had
been exploring more avenues to reinforce their multi faceted relations, particularly in defence and economic sectors. “It is an on going process and is always on the agenda for further strengthening security and defence cooperation,” he said. Turkish Police had been helping Punjab police to build its capacity in counter terrorism and helped it train Dolphin Force for curbing the street crimes.