PM approves draft of Pak-Turkey economic framework - Zameen News

PM approves draft of Pak-Turkey economic framework

February 21, 2019 • news

Islamabad: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday approved a draft pertaining to the strategic economic framework proposed between Pakistan and Turkey – a news source reported.

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A meeting to this effect took place in Islamabad. Federal ministers and secretaries concerned, as well as Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Haroon Sharif, attended the meeting.

Secretary Economic Affairs Division (EAD) gave briefings on contents of the proposed framework.

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In response, the prime minister directed for early finalisation of draft. He said this proposed mechanism was aimed at transforming bilateral relations between the two countries.

He also directed the officials concerned to vigorously pursue this framework and put in place strong institutional arrangements for its implementation.

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This development comes ahead of the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish Consul General in Pakistan Tolga Ucak said that the Turkish leader would visit Pakistan in March.