ANKARA, Turkey: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara on Wednesday for a three-day official visit where he would attend 5th meeting of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.
The prime minister was received at the airport by the Turkish Federal Minister for Sports and Youth Akif Cagatay Kilic, a senior Turkish Parliamentarian, and Deputy Governor of Ankara.
Two young Turkish children presented bouquets to the prime minister and Begum Kalsoom Nawaz on the occasion.
The prime minister was accompanied by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastagir and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi.
During his stay in Ankara, the prime minister along with his Turkish Counterpart Binali Yildrim would Co-Chair the 5th meeting of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.
Besides other engagements along with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yidirim, the prime minister’s programme would include a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The prime minister would also visit the Turkish Parliament to strongly reaffirm Pakistan’s solidarity with the Turkish leadership and democratic institutions after the July 2016 failed coup attempt.