Turkish President arrives in Pakistan today

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Islamabad today on a two-day visit. He is visiting on the invitation of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The president’s plane is scheduled to land at Noor Khan Airbase, where Khan will receive him. He will be presented with a guard of honor.

The capital Islamabad’s main Kashmir Highway and other roads have been decorated with Turkish and Pakistani flags as well as life-size portraits of Erdogan, President Arif Alvi, and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

President Erdogan will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising cabinet members and senior government officials besides heads and CEOs of leading Turkish corporations.

During the visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Erdogan will have a one-on-one meeting, after which they will co-chair the 6th Session of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council in the joint cabinet format.

At the conclusion of the session, a Joint Declaration will be signed. A number of important agreements and MoUs are also expected to be signed during the visit. The two leaders will have a joint press stakeout.

President Erdogan will also address a Joint Session of Parliament of Pakistan.

President Erdogan and Prime Minister Imran Khan will also address the Pakistan-Turkey Business and Investment Forum which brings together leading investors and business-people from both sides.

Turkey supports the cause of self-determination for the people of India-occupied Jammu & Kashmir.

The visit of President Erdogan will prove to be another significant milestone in further deepening and broadening of the flourishing Pakistan-Turkey strategic partnership.

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