Pakistan, Turkey agree for joint efforts to protect Islamic values at Int’l level

Pakistan, Turkey agree for joint efforts to protect Islamic values at Int’l level

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey expressed concerns over the rising trend of Islamophobia and stressed for joint efforts to protect the Islamic values.

The understanding came at a meeting between Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Both the ministers have agreed to pursue a joint strategy at the international level on matters of mutual interests in order to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

Both the ministers also emphasized the need for implementation of Pakistan-Turkey Strategic Economic Framework at the earliest.

FM Qureshi also apprised his Turkish counterpart about the prevailing situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K). He thanked Turkey for its unwavering support to Pakistan on Kashmir dispute.