Turkish delegation calls on Finance Minister

Islamabad, September 02, 2016 (PPI-OT):A delegation of Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board, led by Mr. Omer Cihad Vardan called on the Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here at the Finance Division. The delegation thanked the Government of Pakistan for its support for Turkey in crucial time. The people of Turkey and we really appreciate the support and the moral stance taken by the Government of Pakistan passed through a difficult time in favor of the people and government of Turkey”, said Mr. Vardan.

The Minister welcomed the guests and said that Turkey has been a long standing friend and the People and the Government of Pakistan really support the democratic set up in Turkey. The Minister also said that the good relations between the two countries will continue to grow stronger in future also.

The delegation also discussed with the Minister the possibilities of enhancing the cooperation in the areas of bilateral trade and in this respect the delegation shared that Turkey has excellent skills and technology in the field of construction, textile and transportation business. All these skills can benefit both countries in the maximum possible way.

The delegation briefed the Minister that the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board extends cooperation to other countries through Business Councils working in127 countries of the World and they would like to introduce the business community of Turkey to Pakistan and vice versa. The delegation emphasized that they could look into opportunities of joint ventures in Pakistan.

The Finance Minister appreciated the efforts of the delegation for the promotion of trade and business opportunities between the countries and said that Pakistan will happily become a investment part of any joint venture started by Turkey for the benefit of both economies. The meeting was attended by senior members of the Ministry of Finance.

For more information, contact:
Director General (Media)
Nadeem Haider Kiani
Ministry of Finance
Government of Pakistan
Room # 514, Block-‘Q’, Finance Division,
Pak. Sectt. Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9211707, +92-51-9208281, +92-51-9206382
Fax: +92-51-9210877
Email: so_coord1@finance.gov.pk