ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left for Turkey today (Monday) on a three-day official visit. During his visit‚ the two countries will sign several MoUs and agreements besides the highest state award to be conferred upon Pakistan’s premier.
During the visit, Prime Ministers of Pakistan and Turkey will co-chair the third meeting of the High Level Cooperation Council (HLCC) in Ankara. The HLCC provides a unique platform to give a long-term strategic direction to bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries of Pakistan and Turkey.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit the site of an award-winning low-cost housing project in Ankara‚ built for disadvantaged sections of the society.
On September 18‚ Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will proceed to Istanbul where he will address a Business Forum.
He will also have separate meetings with leading Turkish CEOs and investors.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey is likely to result in substantial Turkish partnership in the energy‚ low cost housing‚ infrastructure development‚ municipal services such as mass transit‚ etc.