Pakistan’s prime minister to visit Turkey marking 75 years of diplomatic ties

According to the Pakistan’s Ministry of Information on May 30th, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will pay an official visit to Turkey extending from May 31st to June 2nd. This is Shahbaz Sharif’s first visit to Turkey since taking office.

According to Pakistan’s Ministry of Information, Shahbaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey will be accompanied by a delegation of ministers, special assistants and senior officials. The visit of the Pakistani Prime Minister aims to deepen cooperation between Pakistan and Turkey in trade, investment, regional integration, education, health, culture and public relations. Currently, a number of Turkish companies have invested more than PKR 1 billion in Pakistan, covering construction, energy, products, electronics and dairy products.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Turkey. During the visit, Shahbaz Sharif will hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, followed by delegation-level talks. In addition to discussing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkey, the two leaders will also discuss regional and global issues.