Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be leaving for a three-day visit to Turkiye for a high-level meeting. According to media reports, he will be meeting his brother and former PM of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif.
PM Sharif will be meeting with the Turkish leadership and have discussions over bilateral trade issues. Apart from that PM Sharif will also hold meetings with the business community of Turkiye and will also make a key appointment before leaving for Turkiye.
According to Pakistani media reports, the PM will inaugurate the friagte built in joint cooperation with Turkiye in presence of Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The inivitation of the inauguration for the jointly developed frigate by akistani Navy and Turkish Navy was given by the Turkish leader, Erdogan.
We intend to expand our trade, which has surpassed $1 billion for the first time since 2011, to $5 billion.
We are pleased with the defence industry cooperation we have developed with Pakistan.
We value our collaboration on corvette production as part of the MILGEM Project.
— Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (@RTErdogan)
Nawaz Sharif who has left Pakistan in 2021 is currently living in London. Sources claim that he has a diplomatic passport and will be allowed to stay in Turkiye without a visa. After the delegation level meeting and the landing ceremony of the frigate ship, PM Shehbaz Sharif will meet Nawaz Sharif in Ankara.
PM Shehbaz recently attended the Climate Change Summit in Egypt and after the summit went off to London for a private visit. During his stay in London he held several rounds of talks with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former PM, Nawaz Sharif during which key political issues were discussed.This was also PM Shehbaz’s thrid trip to London since he assumed office in April.
(With inputs from agencies)
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