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Pakistan, Turkey sign 14 MOUs, two protocols

Pakistan, Turkey sign 14 MOUs, two protocols

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey, on Tuesday, signed sixteen Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) at High Level Cooperation Council (HLCC) in the presence of their respective prime ministers.
Federal Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim, signed four MOUs for cooperation in the field of plant protection and quarantine; on cooperation in the field of veterinary sciences; on developing health strategic plans and health systems; and on supporting and maintaining post-disaster health

PM arrives in Turkey for 4-day visit

ANKARA: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday arrived in Turkey for a four-day visit. The prime minister will hold extensive dialogue for cooperation in the commerce, investment, energy, defence, communication and petroleum sectors. The prime minister and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan will inaugurate the High Level Cooperation Council (HLCC), which will provide a unique opportunity to chart a long-term trajectory of Pakistan-Turkey relations.
Gilani will also

Pakistan and Turkey to widen trade relations

LAHORE: Pakistan and Turkey need to promote cooperation in agriculture, industrial, trade, science and other sectors focusing on technological advancement. The consensus was developed at a meeting between 30-member Turkish delegation and the Executive Committee Members of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday.
LCCI President Shahzad Ali Malik, Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad, Vice President Sohail Azhar, Honorary Consul General in Lahore Mian Tajjamal

No thaw with Israel without apology for boat raid: Turkey

PARIS: Turkey will not begin to restore relations with Israel unless it apologises for its “savage attack” on a Turkish protest vessel, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
“Israel will apologise. And Israel will have to pay compensation. And then we can start negotiating,” Erdogan told France 24 television, according to the Paris-based news network’s translation from the Turkish.
Turkey was once Israel’s closest military and diplomatic ally in the Middle

Pakistan, Turkey must develop commercial and business links

KARACHI: Pakistan should expand its tourism and business links with Turkey, underling the need to strengthen the relationship between the two Islamic partners. Turkey, in recent years, has focused on developing and consolidating its ties within the Middle East and the Ummah.
Turkish Airlines (TA) Country Manager Utku Yazan highlighted the potential of tourism and business in Turkey and Pakistan, in an interview to Pakistan Today. Turkey has attempted to facilitate the entry of

Turkey reinstates YouTube ban

ANKARA: A Turkish court has reinstated a 30-month ban on YouTube just days after it was removed, as a dispute continued over the video-sharing website’s refusal to remove content deemed illegal in the EU candidate country.
Access to YouTube, a unit of Google Inc, has been blocked by the Turkish government since May 2008 after users posted videos Turkey says are insulting to the republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
A court in Ankara on Saturday lifted the ban, which