Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif is set to attend the inauguration ceremony of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara tomorrow. This visit comes following President Erdogan’s re-election for a third consecutive term last week and is carried out in response to the invitation extended by the Turkish President.
The Foreign Office spokesperson stated in a press release that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will convey warm felicitations on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan to President Erdogan. This visit signifies the importance Pakistan places on its relationship with Turkey, highlighting the commitment to enhance bilateral ties between the two nations.
During his visit, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is expected to extend an invitation to President Erdogan to attend the 7th Meeting of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Islamabad. This invitation further emphasizes the desire to strengthen the existing strategic partnership between Pakistan and Turkey, fostering increased collaboration in various domains such as trade, defense, culture, and people-to-people exchanges.
The presence of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at the inauguration ceremony signifies Pakistan’s solidarity and support for Turkey’s democratic process and the re-election of President Erdogan. It also underscores the shared values and common interests that unite the two countries.