PM Shehbaz phones President Erdogan, felicitates on re-election

PM Shehbaz phones President Erdogan, felicitates on re-election

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday telephoned President of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan and congratulated him on his re-election and expressed best wishes for him.

"Your re-election is a recognition of your association with people of Turkiye and impeccable service, ” the premier told Erdogan.

Shehbaz Sharif said that in last two decades, under President Erdogan's leadership Turkiye made remarkable progress.

"I believe that under your wise and sagacious leadership Turkiye will continue its journey on the path of progress and prosperity with the same pace,” PM Shebaz said.

"I am certain that Turkiye will play a more effective role for the peace and stability in the Islamic world,” the premier said, adding that President Erdogan's personal interest in further solidifying and deepening the special relationship between Pakistan and Turkiye is a source of strength and satisfaction.

He said his government was determined to work with President Erdogan to further solidify the bilateral brotherly ties between the two countries in the coming days.

"We are desirous of early holding of seventh meeting of the high level Strategic Cooperative Council of the two countries," the prime minister said.

“We are eager to welcome you on your arrival in Pakistan for participation in the meeting," PM Shehbaz added.

He told President Erdogan that his participation in the meeting will further promote the strategic cooperation of the two brotherly countries in multidimensional fields.

President Tayyip Erdogan thanked the prime minister and reciprocated the warm sentiments of goodwill.

The Turkiye's president also expressed his best wishes for the government and people of Pakistan.