Prime Minister Imran Khan received National Defence Minister of Turkey General (R) Hulusi Akar

December 20, 2018

 
Prime Minister Imran Khan today received National Defence Minister of Turkey General (R) Hulusi Akar at Prime Minister’s Office. 
 
Minister for Defence Mr. Pervez Khattak was also present during the meeting. 
 
Welcoming the visiting dignitary to Pakistan, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan greatly values its ties with Turkey and the people of Pakistan have great respect for President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan. We admire the socio-economic progress made by Turkey under the visionary leadership of President ErdoÄŸan, continued the Prime Minister.
 
Expressing satisfaction over the upward trajectory of Pak-Turkey relations, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan was keen to further strengthen its cooperation with Turkey in all areas of mutual interest including trade and defence cooperation.
 
General (R) Hulusi Akar felicitated the Prime Minister on being elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan and conveyed greetings from President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan. He said that the Turkish leadership looks forward to the visit of Prime Minister to Turkey which would help further strengthening of the existing ties between the two countries. 
 
General (R) Hulusi Akar expressed Turkey’s deep appreciation of Pakistan’s efforts and sacrifices made in the war against terrorism. 
 
Regional situation was also discussed during the meeting.