ISLAMABAD – Turkish President To Arrive In Pakistan Tomorrow. President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Pakistan on Thursday. Erdogan will be in Pakistan for a two-day official visit.
National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has announced that President Erdogan will also address the joint sitting of Parliament on February 14. Erodgan last visited Pakistan in 2016 accompanied by his wife Emine and a high-level delegation. On this visit, officials will consider and perhaps sign an agreement to grant dual citizenship to Turks and Pakistanis, Al-Monitor reported.
Pakistan and Turkey share a very special relationship. Across Pakistan, people respect and hail President Erdogan as a great leader of Muslims. Meanwhile, this will be the fourth time that Erdogan addresses the Pakistani parliament. Turkish President To Arrive In Pakistan Tomorrow.
Turkish president had planned a visit last October to cement relations between the two countries and to extend full support to Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue. Even then, Erdogan was to Address Joint Session of Parliament However, the visit was postponed. Reason being Turkey’s involvement with a military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria. It also raised tensions with Washington and other Western nations.
Erodgan last visited Pakistan in during the PML-N-led government, during which he also Address Joint Session of Parliament. He was accompanied by his wife Emine and a high-level delegation. In 2016, then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif himself received President Erdogan. Along with his cabinet members and senior officials, first lady Kulsoom Nawaz, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif.