Islamabad : President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday extended his warm and sincere felicitations to Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the presidential elections held on August 10. The president, in his message to Erdogan, said the transformation in Turkey in the last decade under his leadership had manifested in his commendable victory in the presidential elections. "We wish you and your government more success and pray for the continued progress and prosperity of the brotherly people of Turkey," he said.He said it was gratifying that the historic ties of amity and brotherhood between Pakistan and Turkey continued to strengthen with the passage of time."I look forward to working closely with Your Excellency to further deepen and broaden our strategic cooperation in all fields," Mamnoon said.He also felicitated the members of Turkish President's party on this historic victory and prayed for his good health and happiness. "Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration," the president added.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 12-Aug-2014 here.