Turkish PM phones Pakistani counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Prime Minister Dr Ahmet Davutoglu telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday and extended his condolences on the loss of life and property due to heavy floods in various parts of the country.

PM Nawaz thanked his Turkish counterpart for his concern and said that Turkey is always among the first to express solidarity with Pakistan in the face of such natural calamities.

Nawaz Sharif expressed the confidence that under his visionary leadership Turkey would continue its journey for peace and progress. He said Pakistan recognizes Turkey as a strong friend and expressed the hope that Pakistan Turkey strategic partnership would continue to grow even stronger during the tenure of Dr Davutoglu.