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Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in Pakistan

Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in Pakistan

Turkish tea company Caykur opens factory in northern Pakistan Turkey’s state-run tea company Caykur has opened a factory in northern Pakistan. The factory was inaugurated by the General Directorate of Tea Enterprises of Caykur in the Mansehra region, around 200 kilometers from the capital Islamabad. Caykur Chairman Imdat Sutluoglu as well as Yusuf Zafar, the head of Pakistan’s Agricultural Research ... Read More »

Pak Embassy in Turkey celebrates National Day as Istanbul bridge lit with Pakistan Flag colours

ANKARA – A large number of distinguished guests participated in the reception hosted by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi in Ankara on 23rd March as part of the National Day celebrations. Senior Turkish civil and military leadership, leading businessmen, media representatives, Pakistani community, and diplomats based in Turkey attended “Pakistan Day” reception. Guests of honour included Deputy ... Read More »

Can Turkey position itself as the most effective mediator in Afghanistan?

By Samuel Ramani — Turkey’s role in Afghanistan is increasingly expanding and could help facilitate talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government. It could also likely succeed where others have failed. On January 14, Afghan government representatives and officials from the Taliban’s Qatar office met in Turkey to discuss mechanisms for initiating a peace process in Afghanistan. These talks occurred in ... Read More »

Turkish Army, Naval chiefs visit Qatar to intensify ties

ANKARA — Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar arrived in Qatar as part of an official visit on March 11, 2018. According to Turkey’s official Anatolia news agency Sunday, the  Army Chief is accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Vice Admiral Adnan Ozbal. The high-level officials visit has intensified bilateral relationship during last few months and both ... Read More »

128 countries reject US Jerusalem move, Pakistan welcomes UNGA resolution

World’s big nations conveyed a strong message by principally stand with Palestine, says Maleeha Lodhi The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly rejected the Trump administration’s decision to recognize the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by a 128-9 vote. The diplomats gathered in New York City ignored United States objections and approved a nonbinding resolution calling on countries ... Read More »

Erdogan says Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem

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Turkish leader has been one of the loudest voices in a global chorus of condemnation over Donald Trump’s announcement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he again denounced Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan has sought to ... Read More »

Pakistan Naval Chief awarded Legion of Turkish Armed Forces

Pakistan Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood conferred with Legion of Merit of Turkish Armed Forces Palistan’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been bestowed with the military award of Turkish armed forces, ‘the Legion of the Turkish Armed Forces’. According to the spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, the award was presented to him by the head of Turkish ... Read More »

Turkey, Iran sign deal with Qatar to ease Gulf blockade

Turkey, Iran sign deal with Qatar to ease Gulf blockade

Qatar’s relationship with Shia-dominated Iran, seen as the major rival to Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia in the Middle East Turkey and Iran have signed a deal with Qatar to ease the movement of goods between the three countries after almost six months of a Saudi-led blockade on Doha. Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Business Mohammad Shariatmadari, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat ... Read More »

NATO apologizes to Turkey after Erdogan shown as foe

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement saying “I apologise for the offence caused” NATO’s secretary-general apologized to Turkey over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey’s founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and the current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly depicted as enemies. President Tayyip Erdogan said in a televised speech on Friday that he had ordered 40 troops to be ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey issue joint stamp to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations

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Ceremonies held in Ankara and Islamabad on the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s National Poet Allama Iqbal ANKARA, (Turkey) — To commemorate the 70 years of the establishment of Pakistan-Turkey diplomatic relations, Directorate General of Post & Telegraph Organization (PTT) of Turkey and Pakistan Post have issued a Joint Commemorative Stamp. The inaugural ceremonies were held in Ankara and Islamabad simultaneously on ... Read More »

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