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PM stresses importance of transforming Pak-Turkey ties into robust economic partnership
January 13, 2021

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the importance of working to combat Islamophobia and promote better understanding of the reverence Muslims have for the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).

He was talking to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who called on him in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

During the meeting, Pakistan-Turkey bilateral relations and regional and international issues were discussed.

Reaffirming the exceptional nature of Pakistan-Turkey political relationship, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of transforming it into a robust economic partnership.

The shared resolve on both sides to further upgrade trade, investment, defence, educational and cultural cooperation was reaffirmed.

The Prime Minister thanked Turkey for its steadfast support on Kashmir dispute and highlighted the detrimental Indian actions posing a threat to peace and security.

In the regional context, the Prime Minister underscored the importance Pakistan attaches to a peaceful solution of the conflict in Afghanistan.

It was agreed to maintain high-level exchanges and further build Pakistan-Turkey strategic relationship to the mutual benefit of the two countries and peoples.