ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Ministry on Monday said that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu would arrive in Pakistan on a two-day official visit tomorrow.
The Foreign Office said in a handout that the Turkish Foreign Minister would hold bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Ali.
The two officials will review the overall turmoil in bilateral relations and discuss regional and international issues.
This is the third visit of the Turkish Foreign Minister in the last two and a half years and is part of “regular high-level exchanges between the two countries.”
“The fraternal relations between Pakistan and Turkey are deeply rooted in common faith, culture, and history, and are subject to extraordinary mutual trust and respect,” the Foreign Office said.
The High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSC) has established Pak-Turkish bilateral relations as an institution, a high-level decision-making forum that provides strategic direction for furthering the partnership Read on
The Strategic Economic Framework (SEF), signed at the sixth HLSC meeting, has 71 action points for deeper cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
Pakistan and Turkey enjoy close cooperation in multilateral fields such as the United Nations, the OIC and the ECO on issues of mutual interest.
“Turkey is a key member of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir and has consistently supported the cause of the Kashmiri people’s right to self-determination,” it said.
The statement added that the Turkish Foreign Minister’s visit would help deepen bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in various fields.