President Mamnoon Hussain arrived here in Istanbul, Turkey today on a four day official visit.
Upon arrival, President Mamnoon Hussain was accorded warm welcome. The President was received by Turkish Minister of Justice, Governor Istanbul, Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey and a high level delegation.
President Mamnoon Hussain is visiting Turkey on the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to participate in the centenary celebrations of Canakkale Battles. A number of Heads of State/Government as well as ministers and parliamentarians from over 50 countries will be participating in the ceremonies.
During the visit, President Mamnoon Hussain will exchange views with the Turkish leadership as well as other visiting dignitaries. Bilateral relations, matters of mutual interest and regional situation will come under discussion during the meetings. The President is also expected to hold meetings with Presidents of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Albania who will be attending the centenary celebrations of Canakkale Battles.