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Pakistan, Turkey commitment for strong strategic partnership

Amna Ansar Feb 23, 2017
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During 5th meeting of the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council of the Pakistan and Turkey, two countries have confirmed the commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong economic partnership.

The idea has been presented by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while his one-on-one meeting with Turkish Binali Yildrim.

PM Nawaz Sharif told current trade between two countries is less than $600 Million which is below true potential.

He said, however steps can be taken to improve the Free Trade Agreement.

After meeting, while talking to press PM Nawaz Sharif told that both countries have reaffirmed to provide cooperation in diverse fields like political, economic, defense, investment, energy, culture, tourism and education.

Further he told that agreement has been signed between two countries for cooperation in strong economic partnership.

PM Nawaz Sharif hoped that the private sector of Turkey will get full benefit from Pakistan industry and transport sectors.

He said that Pakistan and Turkey are celebrating their 70th anniversary of diplomatic relationship, so it’s the time to move forward and help each other for growth and development of the country.

On talking his visit to Turkey, PM expressed that visiting to Turkey is just like visiting the second home.

He said that the relationships of two countries will continue to grow and deepen.

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