Dr.Amna Mahmood (IR Expert):Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan collaboration is highly beneficial for the regional connectivity, security, strategic and political cooperation. They have mutual interests and are committed for regional peace. Trilateral cooperation will further strengthen the ties among these three countries. The common challenges need to be addressed through collective efforts. Trilateral cooperation in the fields of economy, education, culture and defense is imperative for regional development. These countries can play a significant role to resolve the Afghan conflict. Turkey and Azerbaijan have ensured its steadfast support for the Kashmir cause.
Dr. A. Z. Hilali (IR Expert):Pakistan and Turkey enjoy deep, historical and spiritual ties. There is a strong bonding between the people of Pakistan and Turkey. It is fact that no political situation can weaken the strong bonding between both the nations. Turkey has always supported Pakistan at the international front. The Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has taken a clear stance regarding Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir that Indian atrocities in IIOJK are not acceptable. Turkey has always ensured its commitment to assist Pakistan in upholding the economy of the country. Turkey is also playing a very positive role for Afghan peace. Both the countries have strong defense cooperation.
Dr. Talat Wazarat (IR Expert):The people of Turkey have great respect and love for the people of Pakistan. It is the need of the hour to further strengthen the economic ties between Turkey and Pakistan. Turkey is emerging as a strong player in global politics. The strong economic ties between Islamabad and Ankara are in the best interest of the two countries. It is appreciable that both the countries are positively engaged in the progress and development of the region. Turkey has always endorsed and appreciated Pakistan's role in Afghan peace. Peace in Afghanistan is in the best interest of the entire region. India is a peace spoiler in the region and its negative engagements in Afghanistan must be contained through collective efforts.