ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the statement of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was of great importance before the session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to be held on February 16 in Paris, he said. Friday ARY News.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi, while addressing a joint press conference with the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Information, Firdous Ashiq Awan, said the FATF plenary and working group meetings will be held on Saturday (tomorrow).
It is worth mentioning here that the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, assured his full support for Islamabad on the issue of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) by addressing the joint session of parliament earlier that day.
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“Our ties with Turkey have always been well maintained and now we have to turn this friendship into a better strategic partnership. President Erdogan made a very clear announcement to support the cashmere once again. Both countries have signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) in various fields and agreements. “
“In general, seven sessions have been held between Pakistan and Turkey, while seven joint working groups (JWG) were formed that signed 13 memorandums of understanding submitted by interested groups. It was also decided to establish a working group related to the fields of water and agriculture. The heads of the states signed a joint declaration and the historical ties between the two countries improved even more after the visit of the Turkish president. “
The foreign minister added that Erdogan’s recent visit has denied the impression of a gap in bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkey. Qureshi said that bilateral relations between Islamabad and Kuala Lumpur have also remained firm and concrete as Prime Minister Imran Khan had gained confidence in his leadership during his visit to Malaysia. He said the visiting president has given a clear message of exemplary friendship between the two countries.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left for Ankara on Friday night after concluding his official two-day visit to Pakistan.