ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Reaffirming the exceptional nature of the Pakistan-Turkey political relationship, Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed the importance of transforming it into a robust economic partnership.
In a meeting held in Islamabad on Wednesday between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, the two sides resolved to further upgrade trade, investment, defense, educational, and cultural cooperation between the two Countries.
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The prime minister thanked Turkey for its steadfast support on the Jammu & Kashmir dispute and highlighted the detrimental Indian actions posing a threat to peace and security.
In the regional context, the prime minister underscored the importance Pakistan attached to a peaceful solution of the conflict in Afghanistan.
In this regard, he highlighted Pakistan’s positive contribution to the Afghan peace process and the imperative for all Afghan stakeholders to work for bringing down violence leading to a ceasefire and securing an inclusive and broad-based political settlement.
The prime minister emphasized the importance of working to combat Islamophobia and promote a better understanding of the reverence Muslims have for the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
It was agreed to maintain high-level exchanges and further build the Pakistan-Turkey strategic relationship to the mutual benefit of the two Countries and peoples.