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Pakistan, Turkey sign deals to boost defence cooperation


Turkey to buy 52 Super Mushshak training aircraft from Pakistan Pakistan, Turkey signed memorandum of understanding in the field of defence industry elevates strategic partnership to a new level. According to a message received from Pakistan embassy in Ankara, the agreements signed in Istanbul in the presence of Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Turkish Minister for National ... Read More »

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum, opponents plan to challenge

The Yes Vote in Turkey Referendum was about 51% as compared to 48% for the No Vote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum for the constitutional amendment, according to the unofficial results. President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum that will tighten his grip on sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise in Ankara

Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise 'JINNAH' in Ankara, Turkey during 4-19 March 2017.

Pakistan and Turkey to enhance cooperation between Armed Forces to address common challenges of regional security. Pakistani and Turkish Special Forces took part in joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’ held between 4-19 March 2017 in Ankara, Turkey. The joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’, named after Quaid-i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was conducted by the Special Forces of Turkey and Pakistan between 4-19 ... Read More »

Impressive Military Parade marks Pakistan Day 2017 celebrations

Pakistan Day Parade 2017

Chinese and Saudi troops and a Turkish military band featured at the Pakistan Day Parade in Islamabad. The 77th Pakistan Day is being celebrated by the nation on Thursday (23 March 2017) with enthusiasm and pledge to make the country stronger by wiping out the menace of terrorism, achieving sustainable economic growth and political stability. The day marks the historic ... Read More »

Turkey honours 10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad with special Award

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad conveys Palestine’s message given to the world Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via reporting on social media, has been honoured with award titled “brave heart journalist” in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan awarded the prize to the young journalist during the International Benevolence Awards, organized by Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation, at the ... Read More »

10-country ECO summit ends in Pakistan with pledge to enhance connectivity and trade

10-country ECO summit ends in Pakistan on call for connectivity closer ties

ECO summit was attended by heads of state of all ECO member states and Executive Foreign Minister of China Zhang Yesui was special guest of the conference. The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) ended on creating a positive and optimistic note of collectively fight the “challenge of terrorism” and push for greater collaboration on trade, energy, and ... Read More »

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

The theme of Economic Cooperation Organization Summit is “Connectivity for Regional Prosperity”. The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization Summit an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1st. The ECO conference will keep focus on regional connectivity. Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has confirmed the participants of ECO Summit. He said the $46 billion ... Read More »

Turkish development agency provides educational support to orphans


A Turkish development agency has contributed to the education of 650 orphans in Karachi with a year’s supply of stationery and other educational kits to the students. According to a media note released by the Turkey’s Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) the support was provided to the young students in collaboration with the Al-Mustafa Social Aid Organization during a ceremony ... Read More »

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

PIA, Turkish Airlines expand codeshare deal agreement

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Turkish Airlines agreed to expand cooperation in flying each other’s passengers to next destinations. Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have expanded their codeshare cooperation starting on February 1st, 2017. As part of the code share agreement, passengers can continue to fly Islamabad/Karachi to Dubai on Turkish Airlines while paying the same fare as on ... Read More »

Pakistan-Turkey Free Trade Agreement negotiations make further progress


Pakistan and Turkey undertook discussions on Agreement on Goods, Agreement on Services and Agreement on Investment ANKARA, (Turkey) –  The fifth (5th) Round of Pakistan-Turkey Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations was held in Ankara on 21-23 December 2016. The Pakistan delegation was headed by Mian Asad Hayauddin, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and included officials of Ministry of Commerce, Ministry ... Read More »

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