President Alvi discusses bilateral ties with his Turkish counterpart Erdogan

President Alvi discusses bilateral ties with his Turkish counterpart Erdogan

Ankara (Agencies): President Arif Alvi in a one-on-one meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to further strengthen mutual cooperation between the two “brotherly countries”, Radio Pakistan reported.

The two leaders met during President Alvi’s three-day trip to Turkey and agreed to intensify cooperation in order to deepen bilateral ties in all fields.

During the meeting in Istanbul, Erdogan congratulated President Alvi for winning the election and expressed hope that Pak-Turkey ties would grow under the new leadership, the report added.

Pakistani president invited Erdogan to visit Pakistan and thanked him for the “warm welcome” to Turkey.

President Alvi shared his “satisfaction” over increasing Turkish investments in Pakistan, adding that he hoped Turkish investors would continue to take advantage of investment opportunities in Pakistan.

President Dr. Arif Alvi stressed the early conclusion of the bilateral Free Trade Agreement and increasing bilateral trade between both countries.