Erdogan departs from Pakistan after meeting with Sharif

Turkish president Erdogan departs from Pakistan after meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad during stop over

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Erdogan met with Pakistani PM on Saturday during his stop over

Erdogan departed from Pakistan on Saturday night after a short stop over in which he met with the country’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif, following his invitation to the Turkish President.

During his stopover in Pakistan, on Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met to dine with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad.

Erdogan stopped by in Pakistan after his Indonesia visit, with the invitation of Pakistan’s PM Sharif to dine together at the airbase.

It was the last destination of his tour involving visits to China and Indonesia.

During his departure in the evening, Erdogan was farewelled by the PM and his brother Shehbaz Sharif, who is the Chief Minister of Punjab, along with several Pakistani ministers.

Turkey’s Islamabad Ambassador, Sadik Babur Girgin said the talks were short, however Turkey-Pakistan relations were discussed, and there was emphasis on the solidarity and brotherhood between the two nations.

“There is a close tie between our President and [Pakistan’s] Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.”

The Pakistan visit was Erdogan’s first to the country after he was elected President of Turkey.

He visited the nation many times during his position as prime minister.

TRTWorld and agencies