Pakistan, Turkish FMs vow to strengthen economic ties


Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu have expressed commitment to work together to enhance economic cooperation and unleash the full potential of Pakistan-Turkey trade relations.

This was agreed upon on the sidelines of the Ministerial meeting on ‘Global Food Security Call to Action’ held in New York, the Foreign Office said Wednesday.

Both sides agreed to remain in close contact to maintain the upward trajectory and add momentum to the friendly ties between Pakistan and Turkey.

Expressing satisfaction over the excellent bilateral partnership between the two countries, FM Bilawal reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to further enhance its wide-ranging cooperation with Turkey.

He noted that in November this year, the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Turkey would be celebrated in a befitting manner.

FM Bilawal thanked the Turkish Government for its steadfast support and principled position on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. He also briefed his counterpart on the so-called “Delimitation Commission” and India’s illegal steps in IIOJK.

Views were also exchanged on various international issues.

Foreign Minister Bilawal appreciated Turkey’s role and contributions towards the promotion of peace and stability in the region.

He appreciated Turkey’s support to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.