FAISALABAD: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Monday said that Pakistan-Turkey trade would be further enhanced in different sectors including agriculture and health.
He was addressing the participants of International Conference on
Forestry and Environment at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in which Turkish Consul General Serdar Deniz and other Turkish delegates participated.
The minister said that Pakistan and Turkey were enjoying good relations on the base of brotherhood.
He stressed the need to set up language center of the both countries at educational institutions to learn from each other experiences.
He said that recent visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
further boosted the bilateral ties and the Turkish government announcement of providing 500 scholarship for the Pakistani students would help benefit from the experiences.
He said that the trade volume of the both countries was standing at 1 billion dollars that would be risen up to 100 billion dollars.
The Turkish Consul General said that they had set up a language center
in Sudan after which students from Sudan were coming in his country for the studies and research purposes.
He said that they were setting up a language center in Lahore.
The language center could be established in University of Agriculture,
Faisalabad, he said and added that the Turkish considered Pakistanis as their brothers.
UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar A Khan said that UAF was partnered
with Turkey in many projects and working on the research and poverty alleviation programmes.
He said that Pakistan and Turkey were enjoying excellent ties and after the announcement of 500 scholarships, it would be further expedited. Dr Seyit Aydin rector Kastamonu University Turkey said that the scholarship programme would bring the people further closer.