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Curtain Raiser - Visit of Prime Minister to Turkey, 3-4 January 2019

(2018-12-30) At the invitation of the President of Republic of Turkey, H.E Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay an official visit to Turkey on 3-4 January 2019. This will be Prime Minister's first official visit to Turkey.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including Minister for Foreign Affairs, Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi; Minister for Planning, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar; and Adviser to the Prime Minister Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will meet the President of Turkey and discuss the entire spectrum of bilateral relations between the two countries. Views pertaining to regional and international situation will also be exchanged.

The Prime Minister of Pakistan will also address a business forum, and hold several meetings with Turkish businessmen and potential investors during his stay at Ankara.

Pakistan and Turkey enjoy historic and unparalleled ties based on a common religious and cultural legacy that dates back to centuries. The two countries have excellent political, economic, defense, cultural and people-to-people relations that continue to grow from strength to strength each passing year.

Prime Minister's upcoming visit to Turkey will further reinforce the historic ties between the governments and the peoples of the two brotherly countries. The visit, moreover, will also help to explore new areas of cooperation and collaboration between the two countries, particularly in the area of economic, trade and commercial relations.



Islamabad

30 December 2019