Turkish first girl Emine Erdogan says empowering girls essential for progress

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Turkish first girl Emine Erdogan says empowering girls essential for progress

ISLAMABAD: Turkish first girl Emine Erdogan mentioned on Friday that no society can progress with out empowering its girls.

The Turkish first girl, who’s presently on a go to to Pakistan alongside along with her husband, was addressing a ceremony in Islamabad.

In her deal with, Emine Erdogan mentioned that the Turkish folks contemplate the ache of Pakistani folks as their very own.

“Pakistani people are quite close to my heart,” she mentioned, including that she is grateful for the nice and cozy welcome prolonged to them in Pakistan.

She mentioned that Pakistan and Turkey share widespread values on the premise of faith, tradition, and historical past.

The Turkish first girl mentioned that each the international locations have helped one another within the time of want.

President Arif Alvi’s spouse Samina Alvi gifted a conventional scarf to Emine Erdogan on the event.

At the tip of the ceremony, the Turkish first girl additionally distributed stitching machines among the many kids affected by Thalassemia.