Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Pakistan in September of this year, the Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan said on Thursday.
The Ambassador also confirmed that a trade agreement between the two countries would be signed soon.
“Ministers of Pakistan and Turkiye will also meet in September,” he said, adding that multiple agreements are being mulled ahead of the Turkiye president’s visit.
The Pakistan-Turkey Military Joint Working Group agreed to work closer together to enhance military cooperation, including in the areas of training and counter-terrorism. This will help to further strengthen bilateral trade between the two countries.
After a meeting between Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Commander Turkish Land Forces General Musa Avsever in Rawalpindi, an understanding was reached, according to the military’s media wing.
At the meeting, the Army Chief said that Pakistan highly values brotherly relations with Turkey, which are deeply rooted in history and entrenched in our cultural and religious affinities. He added that the two countries have many mutual and professional interests, especially in defence and security, and expressed hope for further collaboration between them.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and vowed to enhance cooperation in various fields.
Commander Turkish Land Forces also pledged to play his role for further improvements in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.