Turkish President Erdogan in Pakistan

In a move to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership and economic ties Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Pakistan on a two-day trip.

Feb 13, 2020
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Imran Khan drives Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Islamabad: In a move to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership and economic ties Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Pakistan on a two-day trip.

The Turkish president and his wife Emine Erdogan were received by Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Nur Khan Airbase, Dawn reported.

Prime Minister Imran Khan personally drove President Erdogan and the Turkish first lady from the airport to Prime Minister House.

Erdogan, who is accompanied on the trip by his cabinet members, senior government officials and leading Turkish business figures, would co-chair with Prime Minister Imran the 6th session of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC), address a joint session of parliament on Friday for the record fourth time and speak at the Pakistan-Turkey Business and Investment Forum.

Khan wants Turkish businesses to invest in Pakistan’s mining sector and engage in technology transfer projects.