FM Qureshi lauds Erdogan’s stance on Kashmir, help for Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi mentioned Friday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s tackle to the Parliament’s joint session was historic, including that Islamabad’s relations with Kaula Lampur and Ankara remained unaffected.
Addressing a joint presser, together with SAPM Dr Firdous Awan, he mentioned: “Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan is acknowledgement of the fact that Pakistan and Turkey have and will continue to have historic relations.”
Appreciating Edrogan for his help on Pakistan’s Kashmir trigger, FM Qureshi expressed that the Turkish President’s stance on Kashmir was unparalleled and that he had overtly supported Islamabad on this regard.
“Turkey and Pakistan have reached a consensus on a strategic economic framework and have agreed upon a 71-point action plan,” Qureshi added. “The Turkish President has signed on 13 memorandums of understanding.”
The overseas minister talked about that “two new working groups — defence, water, and agriculture — have been formed.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan and Erdogan had signed a joint communique, he mentioned. “We have to turn the Pak-Turk friendship into an economic partnership.”
The Turkish president, Qureshi defined, had additionally assured Pakistan of his help in issues pertaining to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and that Erdogan by way of his statements had gained the Pakistani folks’s hearts.
Erdogan departs from Pakistan
The Turkish president departed from Pakistan late Friday, concluding his two-day go to. He was in Islamabad along with his spouse, Emine, and a delegation comprising Turkish enterprise group and senior authorities officers.
In his tackle to the Pakistani parliament earlier within the day, Erdogan had mentioned he was grateful and comfortable to have had the chance to make an tackle to the nation.
“I am thankful for this opportunity. I am thankful to each of you individually for allowing me to address this joint session of Parliament,” he had mentioned.