Pak PM meets Turkey President, seeks to build economic ties
Ankara, Jan 4 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here and discussed ways to strengthen economic and other ties between the two countries, reports said.
Khan is on his first official visit to Turkey.
At a joint news conference after the meet, President Erdogan said he hoped that in 2019, the two countries would take important steps together.
"The steps that we are going to take within this framework are very important to me," Dawn quoted him as saying. "Meetings between our delegations focused on defence industry cooperation, social and cultural issues, and especially [the] fight against Fethullah [Gulen's] Terrorist Organisation."
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan Joint Press Conference with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Turkish Presidential Palace Ankara Turkey (04.01.19)#PMIKVisitsTurkey ðŸ‡µðŸ‡°ðŸ‡¹ðŸ‡· @ImranKhanPTI @RT_Erdogan 2/2 pic.twitter.com/H5i1JK7UCx— PTI (@PTIofficial) January 4, 2019
The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran said he hoped the meeting would bring “badly needed peace” to Afghanistan.
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