Tue, Oct
2 Yeni Haber

Turkish General Umid Dundar visits President Alvi.



ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi was visited by Commander of Turkish Land Forces, General Umid Dundar here on Monday at President House. The President reiterated Pakistan's resolve to further intensify bilateral cooperation with Turkey in various fields especially trade, defence and culture. He expressed the hope that the Agreement on Military Training Cooperation between the two countries would further boost military cooperation. He also praised the role of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the economic prosperity of Turkey and his contribution towards promoting unity among Muslim Ummah. The President urged the International community to play its role to resolve the Kashmir issue in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions. He reiterated Pakistan's concern about the involvement of India in terrorist's activities and using the soil of a brotherly country (Afghanistan) against Pakistan. He also referred to the recent terrorist incident in Lahore which had been carried out with the support of India. He said that India was behind terrorism in Pakistan by providing training and funding to militants and terrorist elements. He also expressed concern over the apathy and silence of the international community over the incidents of illegal Uranium trading in India. He deeply thanked Turkey for its support to Pakistan at various regional and international fora, particularly on Kashmir and Financial Action Task Force. He lauded the services of General Umit Dundar for promoting ties between the armies of the two brotherly countries. He congratulated him on receiving the Award of "Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military)" today in investiture ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

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