Pakistan and Turkey are brothers always available for each other: Turkish envoy

Pakistan and Turkey are brothers always available for each other: Turkish envoy

KARACHI: Turkish Consul General in Karachi,Murat M. Onart, has said there is great scope for expanding Turkish-Pakistan bilateral trade.

This was stated by the Turkish envoy, Murat M. Onart, at a farewell reception here, says a statement on Sunday.

Onart returns to Turkey in December after serving for six years in Karachi.

He added Turkey's main focus in Pakistan is infrastructure projects besides energy and finance sectors.

The Turkish envoy said, "Pakistan is just like my home and lived in the cosmopolitan city of Karachi and made thousands of friends who showered love and affection, and opened their hearts and homes to me."

"Turkey and Pakistan are two brothers who are always therefor each other," he further remarked.

The reception was hosted in his honour by Azeem Quraishi onbehalf of Avari Hotels chain board of management.

The Turkish diplomat further said he would always cherishthe fond memories of his sojourn in Karachi as he had enjoyedevery moment of his assignment.

He said 100 Turkish firms were operating in Pakistan inthese and other sectors while 158 Pakistanis companies wereoperating in Turkey.

He asked Pakistan travel sector to explore the tourismpotential as Pakistanis would find themselves warmly welcomed in Turkey.

Earlier, the General Manager Avari Hotels, Azeem Quaraishi,in his welcome address said Murat M. Onart is a great friend of Pakistan who has strived day and night to present a positiveimage of Pakistan since his arrival in 2011.