PM Imran, President of Turkey Erdogan hold Joint Press Conference

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

14th February, 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint press conference in Islamabad.

According to the details, the press conference held after the two countries signed memorandums of understandings (MoUs) for cooperation in various areas.

During the press conference Prime Minister Imran felicitated President of Turkey Erdogan for speaking up to raise the Kashmir issue.

Prime Minister Imran said that Turkey had supported Pakistan on the issue of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as well besides Kashmir.

The Premier said Pakistan and Turkey “stand together” when it comes to strategic international issues.

Turkish President Erdogan addresses joint parliamentary session in Islamabad

Prime Minsiter further stated “our cooperation apart from politics is necessary because they (Turkey) have an advanced film industry. We want to develop content with them to address Islamophobia so that we can take a stand against the incorrect portrayal of Muslims.”

President Of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during his speech that he had the pleasure of visiting Pakistan after three years again. He said he saw the country as “our second home”.

President Erdogan also thanked Prime Minister Imran and the authorities for the hospitality extended to the Turkish delegation.

He said the holding of the Strategic Cooperation Council meeting was one of the most important symbols of the Pak-Turk friendship.

he said “we have deliberated our relationship in detail during the council meeting,”  the fact that the two countries have signed 13 agreements is an indicator of “how important the relations between us are,” he added.

It is to be noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Imran and President Erdogan witnessed the signing of 13 MoUs by officials representing both the countries.

The ceremony came after the conclusion of the plenary session of the 6th round of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Islamabad.


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