Mamnoon attends Turkey's presidential handover ceremony

August 29, 2014 6:26 AM

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President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday arrived here on a two-day official visit to Turkey to represent Pakistan at the Presidential handover ceremony for Presidennt-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The President was received at the Ankara Airport by Chairman of Turkey-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group in the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Deputy Governor Ankara, Garrison Commander and other high ranking officials.

Upon his arrival, the President was presented a guard of honour. On the occasion, the President said that Pakistan attached high priority to its special and strategic relations with Turkey which were based on mutual trust, respect and understanding.

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