Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim on Thursday called President Mamnoon Hussain and extended Eid greetings. During the telephonic conversation, the President also conveyed Eid greetings to the Turkish leadership and masses.
The two leaders said that Pakistan and Turkey were true brothers and intimate friends; shared perception on different issues and fully supported each other’s stance on all international fora, a press statement issued from the President’s media office here said. President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan and Turkey were cooperating for the elimination of terrorism, adding, since
terrorism was a global phenomenon, the Muslim world would have to adopt a joint strategy to tackle it.
Prime Minister Yildirim said Turkey supported Pakistan on the issue of membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group with open heart and would continue to back Pakistan at international fora in future as well. He said the friendly and brotherly relations between Pakistan and Turkey were getting further strength and depth with the passage of time.
The Turkish Prime Minister also thanked Pakistan for expressing solidarity with the government and people of Turkey over the recent incident of terrorism.