ISLAMABAD - Turkish leadership has hailed Pakistan’s role for peace and defeating terrorism in the region.

President and Prime Minister of Turkey expressed these views during their separate meetings with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in Ankara on Tuesday. The Turkish leadership emphasised the need to strengthen more fraternal ties between the two countries.

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

The COAS 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.