Turkey-Pakistan 9th High Level Military Dialogue Group Meeting Held at Ankara

Issue 47

The inaugural session of Turkey-Pakistan 9th High Level Military Dialogue Group was held here today. Secretary Defence Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Asif Yasin led the Pakistan delegation while Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff Gen.Yaşar Güler led the Turkish delegation.

In his opening remarks Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Asif Yasin Malik stated that both Pakistan and Turkey enjoy close relations in all fields. They have supported each other on various issues including Kashmir and Cyprus. He referred to similarity of geo-strategic situation of Pakistan and Turkey. He said the cooperation between Pakistan and Turkish armed forces is long standing and entails exchanges, participation in exercises and training programmes, mutually beneficial to both sides.

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