- PAF’s head Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan says “Pakistan and Turkey are two countries, one nation”
- Says “Two countries not only share common culture and faith but also similar interests and challenges”
- Pakistan totally helps Turkey on Cyprus and different regional points, together with battle with Armenia, says Air Chief
ISTANBUL: The pinnacle of Pakistan Air Pressure (PAF) Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Friday mentioned that “Pakistan and Turkey are two countries, one nation” as they “not only share common culture and faith but also have similar interests and challenges.”
The Air Chief was addressing a meeting comprising board members of the Association of Justice Defenders and Strategic Studies Center (ASSAM) in Turkey.
The Air Chief said that Pakistan fully supports Turkey on Cyprus and other regional issues and also stands by Ankara in its war against terrorism.
The Air Chief also lauded Turkey’s support to Azerbaijan during the latter’s conflict with Armenia to liberate territories occupied for nearly 30 years.
Referring to the regional state of affairs in South Asia, the Air Chief mentioned that India had been persistently rejecting Pakistan’s repeated and visual peace gestures and continued to sponsor its proxies in Afghanistan to destabilise Pakistan by way of terrorist actions.
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Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan additional added that the ever-deteriorating state of affairs in Kashmir and the plight of its folks served as a giant query mark for the worldwide neighborhood, including that it has been “unfortunate to see economic interests taking precedence over moral and ethical values.”
Throughout his speech, he thanked the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the overseas minister, and the parliament speaker for his or her supportive statements on the problem of Kashmir at numerous worldwide boards.
Expressing his views on the defence cooperation between Pakistan and Turkey, the Air Chief underscored the ever-increasing relationship between the 2 defence industries and termed the bilateral cooperation as “exemplary”.
He identified that the navy cooperation should be “built on economic cooperation,” including that joint initiatives, workouts, manufacturing, coaching, and expertise sharing are main areas of cooperation between the 2 international locations. Furthermore, the Air Chief pressured that so as to address up to date challenges and customary pursuits, each the international locations wanted to “further strengthen their defence cooperation.”
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ASSAM is a assume tank based in Turkey to work for unity and welfare of Muslim international locations. Assembly with ASSAM members was the concluding occasion of the Air Chief’s four-day official go to to Turkey.