Pakistan, Turkiye to further cement bilateral economic cooperation

Pakistan and Turkiye have agreed to further strengthen their bilateral economic cooperation.

The understanding was reached during meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar and Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan on the margins of Extraordinary Meeting of D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers in Istanbul, Turkiye today.

They also underscored the exemplary bilateral relations between Pakistan and Trkiye rooted in common faith, culture, and history.

The Turkish Foreign Minister congratulated Ishaq Dar on Pakistan’s election as a non-permanent member of UN Security Council.

Ishaq Dar expressed Pakistan’s appreciation for Turkiye’s support and its desire for working together to uphold international law and UN Charter.

The two sides called for concerted international efforts to end Israeli aggression and genocide of Palestinian people. They emphasized two-state solution for lasting peace in the Middle East.

Ishaq Dar commended Turkiye for taking the lead to convene the Extraordinary Me
eting of D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers to discuss the dire situation in Gaza resulting from Israeli aggression since October last.

Source: Radio Pakistan