ECO Summit: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan given 21 gun salutes at Islamabad Airport

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ECO Summit: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan given 21 gun salutes at Islamabad Airport

ISLAMABAD: (APP) President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan was accorded a very warm welcome upon his arrival here on Tuesday to participate in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit.

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal received the visiting dignitary at the Nur Khan Air Base.

Turkish President was accompanied by his spouse. Mayor Islamabad Shaikh Ansar Aziz and other high officials were also present on the occasion.

The president was presented a 21-gun-salute on his arrival.

A red carpet was rolled out for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while a smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces presented a guard of honour to him.

National anthems of Turkey and Pakistan were also played on the occasion.