ISLAMABAD: President General Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday felicitated his counterpart Abdullah Gul on his election as President of the Republic of Turkey. President lauded Abdullah Gul’s leadership and efforts for his country. “It is heartening to know that you have been elected as President of the Republic of Turkey. Your Excellency’s election is illustrative of the trust and confidence reposed in your dedicated leadership by the people of Turkey”, the message said.
“On behalf of the people and government of Pakistan and on my own behalf, it gives me immense pleasure to extend heartiest felicitations to Your Excellency on this auspicious occasion,” Musharraf stated. General Musharraf said not only, Pakistan and Turkey have very deep historical and fraternal ties, but together, they are also pursuing common objectives and a shared vision, of peace, prosperity and development, for their peoples and the region. He said I look forward to closely working with you, for further strengthening of these ties and achieving of these cherished goals.-SANA