Friday, January 27

Turkish Ambassador calls on Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony

Islamabad, March 28, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mr. Mustafa Yurdakul, Ambassador of Turkey called on the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf in his office on Wednesday. Federal Minister extended his best wishes to Ambassador on assuming his appointment in Pakistan. The Minister hoped that the Ambassador’s tenure will prove to be productive in furthering the friendly relations between Pakistan and Turkey. Ambassador Mustafa Yurdakul expressed his pleasure on assuming his assignment in Pakistan and said that he will use his position in promoting and strengthening the already close and cordial bilateral relationship between Turkey and Pakistan, taking it to ever new heights.

Federal Minister lauded the vision and efforts of President of Turkey Tayyib Erdogan for development of his country and raising voice for the Muslims. He pointed out that Pakistan and Turkey are and will remain valuable strategic partners. Minister further said that regular high level contacts provide impetus to exemplary bilateral relations. While expressing satisfaction on existing collaboration, it was mutually agreed that scope exists for further enhancement in mutual cooperation. The Federal Minister proposed increasing collaboration in the field of education and efforts for promoting religious harmony for countering terrorism.

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