LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that by celebrating Eid with the flood survivors, the delegation from Turkey has proved that Turkish people really consider Pakistan as their home. He thanked the people of Turkey for not only donating money and relief goods but also sparing time for the calamity-stricken people. He was addressing a reception hosted in honour of a 75-member Turkish delegation at Chief Ministers Secretariat. Vice President Business Tuskon Confederation Dogan Kanak, Hatem Sayki of Hatemoglu Company Istanbul, Turgat Puyan, senior advisor Sardar Zulf-iqar, Members National and Provincial Assembly, Vice Chairman Punjab Investment Board, and senior officers were also pres-ent on the occasion. Addressing the Turkish investors, the CM said that Pakistan and Turkey had deep-rooted religious, cultural and fraternal relations I do not have words to express my gratitude to the Turkish people for their generous help and assistance to the flood and earthquake victims. He said that next year when he would visit Turkey along with his trade delegation he would go to every Turkish city and tell people there how much Pakistanis were indebted to them for their help. Shahbaz said though Pakistan and Turkey should strengthen trade and economic ties. Vice Chairman Punjab Investment Boa-rd Rizwan Khan informed about the measures taken by the board for the promotion of investment in the province. Vice President Business Tuskon Confederation Dogan Kanak while informing about his company told that those who have received education with scholarship given by his company are serving in 180 different countries. Hatem Sayki said that their visit had provided them an opportunity to share the sufferings of their flood-affected brethren. which would further improve relations between the two countries. Turgat Puyan said that people of Turkey and Pakistan had close affinity with each other. He said that the Turkish delegation sacrificed 4,500 animals in different flood-hit areas and distributed their meat among the calamity-stricken people. Turkish people want to see Pakistan as a strong country and time is not far off when Pakistan will join G-20 countries, he added.