Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Pakistan, given warm reception
Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan has arrived in Pakistan on Thursday, Feb. A warm welcome and enthusiastic reception is given to the Turkish president.
Pakistani Premier Imran Khan recived him, and bestowed him the Guard of Honor to him in the PM house, Islamabad.
Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accompanied by the first lady of Turkey and more than 60 delegations comprising businessmen, diplomats and other officials. Many important meetings are scheduled during the two days visit of Mr.Erdogan’s visit.
Interestingly, Recep Tayyib Erdogan is the only foreign president and leader of any country who has visited consecutive fourth time in Pakistan and will address record fourth time to the National Assembly of Pakistan on Friday.
Pakistan welcomes the President @RTErdogan on his visit with open arms and eager hearts.
Pakistan and Turkey are enjoying matchless brotherhood determined to strengthen bilateral relationships in future.
— Tehreek-e-Insaf (@InsafPK) February 13, 2020
Meanwhile, both leaders of Turkey and Pakistan will also address and co chair the sixth- session of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) in Islamabad. Forever, may other important business to business meetings (B2B) meetings will be held between the businessmen and officials of the both countries.
Opportunity for Pakistan to enhance trade and economic ties between the two countries.
Currently, there is $790 million trade volume between Pakistan and Turkey. However, it can be increased to more than 1 billion if many trade and business agreements are signed between the delegations and businessmen of the both countries.
In addition to it, it is also important to note that, Turkish business companies are highly engaged in making the tourism industry more successful and fascinating for the tourists and its tourism industry contributes more than $40 billion to the national economy of Turkey. If the tourism companies help Pakistan in making Pakistan one of the most destined country, then Pakistan has tremendous potential to attract the tourists from all over the world.
In addition to it, politically, the presence of Recep Tayyip Erdogan is highly importance because Ankara has very vocal stance over Kashmir and has always stood for self determination cause of Kashmir along side Pakistan.