Turkish prime minister makes maiden visit to Islamabad


Turkish prime minister makes maiden visit to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accompanied by a high-level delegation including several cabinet ministers and senior government officials has reached Islamabad on Tuesday morning for a two-day visit.

It is the first visit of Ahmet Davutoglu to Pakistan since assuming the present office in August last year.

During his visit, the Turkish prime minister will hold talks with Pakistani leadership on bilateral relations and host of regional and international issues.

The Turkish premier along with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif will co-chair the fourth meeting of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) while the two prime ministers will also attend the Pakistan-Turkey Business Forum 2015.

The HLSCC meeting would be preceded by the meetings of Joint Working Groups (JBGs) in six key areas including finance and banking, trade, energy, transport and communications; Education; and Culture and Tourism.

Besides the HLSCC, the visit programme for the Turkish prime minister envisages tete-a-tete between the two prime ministers, a luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and a joint press stakeout.

A number of MoUs and agreements are expected to be signed on the occasion. The two prime ministers would also attend the Pakistan-Turkey Business Forum 2015.

During his stay in Islamabad, Turkish prime minister will also call on President Mamnoon Hussain who would also host a dinner in honour of the visiting dignitary and the accompanying delegation.

The Turkish prime minister will also attend events related to the academia, culture and the media.

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