According to Radio Pakistan reports, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Istanbul for a two-day official visit on Friday on the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu.
He is also aimed to have a meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and speak to local and international media in Turkey, according to Radio Pakistan.
Qureshi is visiting Turkey to “participate in a trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey and Afghanistan”, according to a statement from the Foreign Office (FO).
The FO said on Twitter that the trilateral process between the three countries, established in 2007, was “aimed at contributing towards peace & prosperity in Afghanistan”.
“During the meeting, FM Qureshi will highlight Pakistan’s valuable efforts towards achieving peace in Afghanistan through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned political process.”