Agreements signed between Turkey and Pakistan include cooperation on health, security and education, and a commitment to increase bilateral trade to $5 billion from the current of $800 million.
The decision came after Israeli forces teared down scores of Palestinian homes in the occupied East Jerusalem despite international outcry.
Signed in the presence of visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Zambian counterpart in Lusaka, the 12 agreements cover areas ranging from trade and investment to tourism and diplomacy.
Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil says the government hopes to launch a second offshore licensing round by the end of 2018 or early 2019.
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