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Turkish president to arrive Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Pakistan today on a two-day visit.
President Erdogan will be accompanied by a high-level entourage, including Ministers and senior officials, as well as a large business delegation. Besides meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain, President Erdogan would be holding talks with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
The exchange of views between the two leaders would cover the entire range of bilateral matters, as well as regional and international issues. The Turkish President is also scheduled to address the Joint Session of Parliament.
President Erdogan wll also travel to Lahore, where the Prime Minister will host a banquet in his honour at the Shahi Fort.
The foreign office in a statement said that Turkey has steadfastly supported the people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in their just struggle for the right to self-determination in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions.
It added, “The friendly nation of Turkey plays a vital and active role as a member of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir. In a vivid reflection of mutuality of concerns, Pakistan supports Turkey on the Cyprus issue.”
The leaderships in Pakistan and Turkey remain strongly committed to further deepening and strengthening the bilateral relationship in all fields of human endeavor. President Erdogan’s visit would contribute substantially to further solidifying the abiding relationship between the two fraternal countries.



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