LAHORE - During his one-day visit to Turkey, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was accorded warm welcome by Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglue and Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbas.

Shahbaz Sharif also held one-on-one meetings with Turkish leadership. The schedule of meeting of Shahbaz Sharif with Tayyip Erdogan was 45 minutes but it lasted for more than two and a half hours.

The interest of Turk leadership in the personality of CM Shahbaz can be judged from the fact that PM Ahmet Davutoglue personally uploaded the video of his meeting with Shahbaz Sharif on Facebook which has been liked by thousands.