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Ishaq Dar Meets Erdogan: Strengthening Pakistan-Turkey Ties



Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar Meets Erdogan Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday. This meeting followed the extraordinary D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers on Gaza session. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar joined—the collective call of the D-8 Foreign Ministers with President Erdogan after the session.

During the meeting, President Erdogan was apprised of the proceedings and outcomes of the ministerial session. The Deputy Prime Minister thanked Turkey for taking the initiative to host this important ministerial meeting on Gaza by D-8. He recognized Turkey’s central role and proactive approach towards addressing regional issues.


The Deputy Prime Minister also thanked President Erdogan for his keenness and stewardship in strengthening Pakistan-Turkey bilateral relations. He emphasized the deep-rooted historical and cultural ties between both nations, highlighting that they are further cementing through enhanced partnership, which is mutually beneficial.

Moreover, the Deputy Prime Minister again reiterated the invitation extended by the Turkish leader to visit Pakistan for the 7th High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) under the joint chairmanship of two heads of government. This council represents strategic cooperation between Pakistan & Turkey aimed at broadening collaboration in trade defense exchanges, etcetera, while building upon solid foundations already laid down.

Since 2009 AD, we have established this mechanism during the previous six annual sessions to promote wider multi-dimensional relationships among people.

Interests in peace, prosperity, stability, equality, justice, and harmony. Dignity diversity across the broader region encompassing South Central Asia, West, Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe, Western Balkans Atlantic World.

The talks between Deputy Premier Ishaq Dar and President Erdogan reflected their commitment to working closely on regional and international matters. They also demonstrated a joint vision for regional peace and security development.

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