Istanbul Mayor Dr Kadir Topbas along with 24-member delegation has arrived Lahore on Sunday on the request of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

The City District Government Lahore and the Lahorities accord a warm welcome to the Mayor.

The visit of Mayor Istanbul will prove to be a milestone in promoting friendly relations between the two countries and with the visit of the Mayor, Pak-Turk friendship is taking a practical shape.

After reaching Lahore, Mayor Istanbul Kadir Topbas will call on Shahbaz Sharif after which, he will inaugurate Lahore Solid Waste Management Project in Town Hall.

Mayor Istanbul will be the chief guest in the cultural show and participate in different ceremonies. He will also inaugurate Bus Rapid Transit System Project at Ferozpur Road.

It is first opportunity in the history of the country that this mega project is being launched in collaboration with Turk companies and people of Punjab are getting fruits of government efforts of the last three and half years.