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Pakistan, Turkey to strengthen strategic ties after coup bid foiled

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif at PM House in Islamabad on August 2, 2016.

Relations of Pakistan and Turkey will continue to grow stronger to serve as a powerful factor for stability and prosperity in the region and beyond. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to transform their friendly relationship to a durable strategic and economic partnership. Earlier on August 2, 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Adviser to the Prime Minister ... Read More »

Photos: Turkey’s military coup attempt captured in dramatic images

People stand on a Turkish army tank in the capital Ankara. Photo: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Scenes of chaos, mayhem, and anger during attempted Turkey coup At least 265 people have been killed, including 104 pro-coup participants, while 1,440 people were injured in military action in Istanbul and Ankara. Turks across the country took to the streets Friday night, answering pleas to confront the Turkish military as it attempted to take power in a coup. “I urge ... Read More »

Turkey’s government stands strong after defeating military coup attempt

Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gather, waving Turkish flags, in Istanbul

At least 260 people were killed and 1,440 injured during the attempt while 2,839 members of the army had been detained A coup attempt by an army faction in Turkey has been crushed by government, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, after thousands of people heeded a call from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and took to the streets. Turkey witnessed a ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

muslims celebrate eid

Millions of people around the world have gathered for prayers and feasting to mark the end of the Holy Month Across the world, millions of Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting and family time. Traditional greetings during the Islamic holiday begin with Eid Mubarak, which means “Have a blessed Eid.” Families gather together to pray, share ... Read More »

At least 41 dead, 200 injured in Istanbul airport blasts

More than 30 dead, dozens injured in Istanbul airport blast

Death toll in suicide bombings at Istanbul airport may rise as many are critically injured ISTANBUL (Turkey) — At least 41 people were killed and 239 injured on Tuesday in a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s main Atatürk airport, Turkish officials have confirmed. Police fired shots to try to stop two of the attackers just before they reached ... Read More »

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistani artist wins prestigious Islamic art award in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood said winning the Jameel Prize “is great news for Ghulam Mohammad, for Pakistan’s young artists, and for art community in Pakistan.” ISTANBUL, (Turkey) – Pakistani artist Ghulam Mohammad has won the prestigious Islamic art award, Jameel Prize 4, for his works in contemporary Islamic art. The Prize was awarded to Ghulam Mohammad at a ceremony held ... Read More »

Pakistan Air Force participate in multinational Anatolian Eagle air exercise in Turkey

Deputy Chief of PAF with Turkish Air Chief and Saudi Royal Air Chief at Konya watching exercise

Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) of PAF, Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan attended the Turkish Air Force’s multinational exercise Anatolian Eagle in Konya, Turkey. KONYA (Turkey) – Pakistan Air Force (PAF) participated in the multinational Anatolian Eagle air exercise held at Konya, in which air forces of seven other countries also took part. Deputy Chief of the Air Staff ... Read More »

Pakistani philanthropist receives award at Global Donors Forum in Istanbul

Chairman Taaleem Foundation receiving award from Malaysian Ambassador in Istanbul, Turkey.

Pakistan’s Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir received Global Good Governance Award at Global Donors Forum 2016 for his significant role in promoting education in Pakistan ISTANBUL (Turkey) — Pakistani philanthropist and Chairman of Taaleem Foundation Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir received Global Good Governance Award at a grand ceremony during Global Donors Forum 2016 – a biennial event of the World Congress of ... Read More »

Pakistan Day reception in Istanbul highlights strong Pakistan-Turkey relations

Consul General Istanbul and other guests cutting a cake to mark Pakistan Day in Istanbul

Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, highlighted greater collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey, which is expected to lead to a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement ISTANBUL (Turkey) – Pakistan Day reception was hosted by Pakistan’s Consul General, Dr. Yusuf Junaid, in Istanbul in which guests highlighted growing relations and cooperation between the two brotherly countries, Pakistan and Turkey. A large number of distinguished guests participated in the reception as ... Read More »

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