ANKARA: PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari had a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Friday. They discussed ways and means to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in different fields. Later, talking to newsmen Asif Ali Zardari said he came to brotherly country Turkey to attend the Socialist Conference. He said Pakistan and Turkey have old religious, cultural and political relations. Mr. Zardari said he brought a message of love from the people of Pakistan for Turkish brothers.
He said a new democratic government is in place in Pakistan and is being stabilized. He said trade and agriculture ties between the two countries also came under discussion. He pointed out that soon a delegation from Pakistan will visit Turkey which will hold talks on enhancing cooperating in trade and agriculture sector between the two countries.
The PPP Co-Chairman also held talks with Turkey’s Opposition leader and both the leaders discussed ways and means to push forward the democracy. Mr. Zardari will also have a meeting with the Turkish President Abdullah Gul later before departing for Istanbul.-SANA