ANKARA: Turkey has hailed Pakistan's role for peace and defeating terrorism in the region.

This was stated by the Turkish President and Prime Minister during their meeting with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in Ankara today.

The Turkish leadership emphasized the need to strengthen more fraternal ties between the two countries.

Speaking on this occasion, the General Raheel Sharif assured the Turkish leadership Pakistan's full support in handling with their security challenges.

The Army Chief also called on Turkish Defence Minister and Chief of General Staff separately.

The two sides expressed satisfaction over defence cooperation and vowed to further enhance it.