The Prime Minister advocates broadening collaboration with Turkey across various domains
Islamabad: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar emphasized the importance of expanding bilateral cooperation with Turkey across a range of sectors, which include trade, agriculture, energy, mining, information technology, and defense. During a meeting with Turkey’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Mehmet Pacaci, the Prime Minister mentioned Pakistan’s eagerness to attract foreign investors and highlighted the role of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) in creating appealing investment opportunities in key sectors.
Additionally, he pointed out that Pakistan and Turkey, besides having strong and longstanding bilateral relations, share common interests and engage in close collaboration on various regional and global issues, such as efforts to combat Islamophobia.
Prime Minister Kakar expressed appreciation for Turkey’s reconstruction efforts following the devastating earthquake in February 2023 and reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to providing support to the Turkish people.
He also conveyed gratitude to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish leadership for their warm congratulations on his assumption of office, emphasizing the deep historical, cultural, and fraternal ties between the people of Pakistan and Turkey. The Prime Minister noted President Erdogan’s popularity in Pakistan and praised Turkey’s unwavering support for Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.