Nawaz Sharif: Turkey and Pakistan stand by each other

Pakistan Muslim League-N President Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Turkish president Abdullah Gul and said that Turkey and Pakistan were tied in cordial relations, adding both the countries stood by each other through thick and thin, Geo News reported on Wednesday.

Nawaz Sharif expressed shock and grief over the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Turkey. The Turkish President underlined the need for boosting cooperation in bilateral trade, tourism, industry and other sectors.

Meanwhile, the International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) – a premier Turkish think-tank in Ankara – hosted a seminar on Wednesday to review the foreign policy of Pakistan and regional security issues in South Asia.

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, chief guest on the occasion, expressed his sorrow on the earthquake in Turkey and expressed his sympathies with the victims. He said that Turkey had always been an encouraging example not only for its neighbours but also for other Islamic countries.

Concerning the relations with India, the ex-PM said both India and Pakistan should find a way to resolve their differences in a peaceful way, expressing his belief in peaceful resolution of problems, including the Kashmir issue, between the two countries. There will be no economic growth in South Asia unless Pakistan and India solve their differences,” he said, terming the two countries very important for each other in particular and for the region in general.

President Pakistan Muslim League-N Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistani nation was grieved over the loss of life and property in the recent earthquake in Turkey and it will not leave its Turk brethren alone in this hour of trial.

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