ISTANBUL, Türkiye: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the deep-rooted brotherly relations between Pakistan and Türkiye will be further consolidated through strengthening trade and investment ties.
While addressing Turkish business leaders in a meeting organized by the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Türkiye (DEIK) in Istanbul on Saturday, the prime minister underlined the important role played by businessmen to create economic linkages between the two Countries, and appreciated important contribution of DEIK in developing commercial ties between Pakistan and Türkiye.
The prime minister voiced his 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 (TGA) will become a basis for achieving higher trade volumes commensurate with the true potential existing between the two sides.
The meeting was attended by the Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, the Minister for Information Maryam Aurangzeb, and the Prime Minister’s Special Assistants Syed Tariq Fatemi and Syed Fahad Hussain.
From the Turkish side, the Turkish Trade Minister Mehmet Muş and the President of DEIK Nail Olpak along with leading business delegations from Türkiye participated in the meeting.