Shahid Kiani( Former Ambassador): In the bilateral context Turkiye President Tayyip Erdogan has been a very close friend of Pakistan . He stood with us in most difficult times. Tayyip Erdogan is one of a few world leaders whose politics has been anchored in public service. He has been a pillar of strength for the oppressed Muslims and a fervent voice for their inalienable rights.The bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkiye will continue to stay on an upward trajectory.
Dr .Furqan Hameed(senior journalist based in Ankara): Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been winner in the elections for last twenty-one year. He won the elections due to his prudent policies for his country. And due to these consistent policies of president Erdogan, Turkiye is on the course of prosperity and development. The relations between Pakistan and Turkiye are exemplary. These relations are not only between governments but also on people-to – people level. The people of both countries love and respect each other. It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan was the first country which reached in Turkiye after devastating earthquake in which thousands of people had been killed. Both countries stand by each other at international forums.