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Pakistan, Turkey sign MoUs for cooperation in different fields

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey on Thursday have signed ten agreements and Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in different fields.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildrim witnessed the signing ceremony held in Ankara.

The agreements and MoUs were signed in the fields of hydro carbons, environment, forestry, information, exchange of financial intelligence relating to money laundering, exchange of armed forces personnel.

The Prime Ministers of the two countries signed joint declaration of the fifth meeting of the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.

Pakistan and Turkey held the 5th meeting of the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Ankara today.


Six Joint Working Groups (JWGs) operating under the Council met prior to the main session. The reports on their deliberations and outcomes presented in the meeting.

These JWGs relate to: Trade and Investment; Energy; Finance and Banking; Transport and Communications; Culture and Tourism; and Education.

Based on the reports of the Working Groups, the decisions taken by the co-chairs will be reflected in the Joint Declaration.


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was warmly received when he reached Cankaya Palace in Ankara for 5th Session of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council.

He was greeted by the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim.

A smartly turned out contingent of Turkish forces presented guard of honour to the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister inspected the guard of honour and took the salute.



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