LAHORE - Chairman Nazria Pakistan Trust and Editor-in-Chief The Nation Majid Nizami has said that a bloc of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey if united at a platform can face the opposite forces successfully, which are now threatening the entire Muslim world. He was narrating impression of his recent visit to Turkey at a special sitting at Aiwan-e-Karkunan Tehrik-e-Pakistan on Saturday. The visit was arranged by Senior Citizens World conference where he read a paper. The conference aimed at creating interfaith harmony. Majid Nizami said Turkey was his favourite country, as he visited Turkey many times. Turks are Islamists and loving persons. He said he performed five Hajjs and 35 umra. He always witnessed Turks pilgrims in majority in the holy cities of Makkah and Madina. Kamal Ata Turk tried to make Turkey a secular state but Islam is in their hearts. He visited the tomb of Kalam Atta Turk along with Zia ul Haq where we offered 'fateha although it was forbidden. Turks went upto Vienna but failed because of intrigues and even lost the Khilafah but Turks have monument in Makkah. He said 80 delegates attended the conference who read their papers. The conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister of Turkey Recip Tayyab Erdogan who said, we wanted to remove misconceptions between Muslims, Jews and Christians. He said an Islamic party is ruling the country now and it wanted Islam in Turkey. If it prolonged, Turkey would be become an Islamic democratic state. The mosques are full in Turkey. Turkey wanted inclusion in EU but Europe do not like its Islamic character. Majid Nizami said cultural differences between Muslims, Jews and Christian cannot be removed but misunderstandings and prejudices can be minimised. He said Jews occupied Palestine because of our weakness. If Muslim shout united, it would run away from Palestine. Majid Nizami said while receiving award from Erdogan, he asked when he would come to Pakistan, he replied soon and it was a surprise for me that he was in Pakistan recently. Majid Nizami also answered questions of audience. He and Dr Rafique Ahmad were presented bouquets. Shahid Rashid thanked the audience.