President Dr. Arif Alvi has invited the Turkish investors to capitalize on investment opportunities in Pakistan.
He was talking to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The President said Pakistan and Turkey enjoy excellent relations and both countries need to further enhance economic and cultural relations for the mutual benefit of two countries. He expressed satisfaction over Turkish investment in Pakistan which has increased over one billion dollars.
The President thanked the Turkish leadership for its principled stance on Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Turkish Foreign Minister said Turkey is keen to improve trade relations with Pakistan. He said Turkey would continue encouraging Turkish companies to invest in Pakistan.
Mevlut Cavusoglu assured that his country will continue to support Pakistan at the international level. He appreciated Pakistan's support to Azerbaijan on Nagorno Karabakh. Both sides underlined the need to work closely on joint initiatives to combat Islamophobia, hate speech and other manifestations of intolerance towards Islam.