Dirilis: Ertugrul team lead by Kemal Tekden met with Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss in the detail the proposed television series based on the role of renowned Sub-continent personality Turk Lala in the Khilafat Movement.
Imran Khan during the meeting appreciated the historical Turkish drama series Dirilis: Ertugrul and urged the Pakistani media to come up with such projects as Ertugrul.
“Pakistani film and drama industry should work for the promotion of local culture,” said PM Khan.
“Efforts should be made to foil the designs of propaganda mongers by producing films and dramas on that golden era,” he added.
Kemal Tekden appreciated Imran Khan’s decision of telecasting Turkish dramas in Pakistan said,
“Imran Khan and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shared the vision that the creation of awareness among the youth about their history and culture was vital for the development of a country.”
Other than that, Tekden told Imran Khan that Turkey celebrates the national day to honor Turk Lala every year on June 30th.
Imran Khan vowed that the proposed television series on Turk Lala will get the full cooperation of the government.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz, Kashmir Committee Chairman Shehryar Khan Afridi, and the representatives of the Turkish and Pakistan film industry were present in the meeting.