Turkey: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has hailed the unique closeness of Turkey-Pakistan relations, stressing that the two nations have shared sorrows and joys together.

He was talking to Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Secretary General of the Pakistan Muslim League-N who called on him in Turkey. The Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that he fully reciprocated the commitment, to further intensify bilateral economic partnership and cooperation in all fields.

He thanked Senator Jhagra for attending the AK Party Congress and asked him to convey his warmest greetings, to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. On the occasion, Senator Jhagra conveyed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special greetings to him as well as best wishes, for a successful Party Congress and the forthcoming elections.

He stressed on the special nature of Pakistan-Turkey relations, reaffirmed the commitment to transform the excellent political relations between the two countries into a strong economic partnership.

Senator Jhagra interacted with a number of AK Party leaders and a number of foreign dignitaries attending the Congress, which included TRNC Prime Minister Omer Kalyoncu. During the meeting, both sides expressed the desire to further deepen bilateral cooperation in all areas.