Islamabad, Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Sedat Onal called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Speaking on the occasion, Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed full satisfaction with the excellent bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Turkey.
He reaffirmed his commitment to further deepen and broaden cooperation in all areas, adding that the forthcoming Seventh Session of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council, co-chaired by the two leaders, would further strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries.
He appreciated Turkey’s steadfast support on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, which is deeply valued by the Kashmiri people.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi shared Pakistan’s perspective on the situation in Afghanistan and highlighted the importance of close consultations between the two countries. He underlined that Afghanistan is witnessing economic and humanitarian crises which required sustained engagement and urgent steps by the international community. He expressed the hope that the international community would continue to support the Afghan people on the path to peace, progress, and prosperity.
The Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister is visiting Islamabad for the Bilateral Political Consultations