The President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, concluded his official visit to Turkey undertaken from 22-26 April at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogon. The President represented Pakistan at the Centenary Anniversary of Canakkale Sea and Land Battles, which took place during the First World War. On the sidelines of the commemoration ceremonies, the President interacted with other participating world leaders.
The Turkish Ministry of of Food, Agriculture and Livestock hosted the 2nd meeting of the Turkey-Pakistan Agricultural Steering Committee in Ankara. First Meeting of the Committee established under the Protocol on Agricultural Cooperation signed between Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of Pakistan on 28 July 2004 was held on 2010 in Islamabad.
Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Mr. Sohail Mahmood has said that educational linkages between Turkey and Pakistan shall be further promoted. He was addressing the participants of Pakistan Day celebrations organized by students of Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara on Wednesday evening. A large number of Pakistani, Turkish and international students, and faculty members attended the event.
The newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey, Mr. Sohail Mahmood, called on the Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA), Mr. Cemil Çiçek, in Ankara. During the meeting, views were exchanged on Pakistan-Turkey relations and close cooperation between the Parliaments of the two countries.
A 16-member parliamentary delegation of Balochistan Assembly that also includes 11 female members of the provincial legislature is currently visiting Turkey. Led by Speaker Balochistan Assembly Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali, the delegation members visited Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara and were briefed by Ambassador Sohail Mahmood on the current status of Turkey-Pakistan relations.