Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the reopening of Hagia Sophia as a mosque in a telephonic conversation on Saturday.
The leaders also exchanged greetings for Eidul Azha which was celebrated across the world on Friday and Saturday.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI received a telephone call from H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan (@RTErdogan), President of Turkey, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) August 1, 2020
Both leaders exchanged Eid greetings and best wishes for the two countries and peoples on this auspicious occasion. pic.twitter.com/xlj5lrsdBd
The Pakistan prime minister assured Erdogan of the country’s commitment to further fortify bilateral cooperation with Turkey and thanked him for extending support to Pakistan in its fight against the novel coronavirus.
Erdogan, too, assured PM Khan of Turkey’s steadfast support towards Pakistan in its international stance over the Kashmir issue.
The two leaders discussed Pakistan and Turkey’s joint efforts for the field of medicine and agreed to stay in close contact on all issues of common interest.