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Pak-Turkiye brotherly ties to be further cemented by strengthening trade: PM
November 26, 2022

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Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif says deep rooted brotherly relations between Pakistan and Turkiye will be further consolidated through strengthening trade and investment ties.  

He expressed these views while addressing Turkish business leaders in a meeting organized by Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkiye in Istanbul on Saturday.

Underlining the important role played by businessmen to create economic linkages between the two countries, Prime Minister appreciated important contribution of Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkiye known as DEIK in developing commercial ties between Pakistan and Turkiye.

Shehbaz Sharif expressed government's strong commitment to provide opportunities to businessmen from both sides to further develop mutually beneficial linkages.

The Prime Minister also expressed confidence that the recently-signed Trade in Goods Agreement will become a basis for achieving higher trade volumes commensurate with the true potential existing between the two sides.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also held one-on-one meetings with leading business leaders of Turkiye.

He appreciated contribution of business enterprises operating in Pakistan to the development and growth of Pakistan's economy and urged businessmen to invest in Pakistan, particularly in the evolving energy sector and assured complete support of Pakistan's government.

The participants appreciated Prime Minister's sentiments and assured to continue their contribution to deepening bilateral trade and economic relations.