Gen Raheel Sharif meets Turkish President Erdogan

05:48 PM | 13 Oct, 2015
Gen Raheel Sharif meets Turkish President Erdogan
ANKARA (Web Desk) - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his three-day official trip to Turkey.

During the meeting both leaders agreed to enhance cooperation between Pakistan and Turkey, taking the relationship between two countries to a new level.

They also discussed the newly prevailing situation in Middle East and the threat of Islamic State group.

COAS was presented guard of honor at Turkish Land Forces HQ today.

Posted by ISPR Official on Monday, October 12, 2015

Earlier on Monday the army arrived in Turkey on his three-day official visit where he was presented guard of honour at Turkish Land Forces HQ.

The COAS visited and laid wreath at Kamal Ata Turk Mausoleum in the Turkish capital, Ankara, according to DG ISPR Lt General Asim Bajwa tweeted on his official account.

In his interaction with the Turkish army chief, General Raheel expressed his heartfelt condolences on the recent terrorist attack on a peace rally in Ankara.

Read more: Over 97 dead, 400 injured in Ankara twin blasts

The COAS was also awarded Turkish Legend of Merit for services for bringing regional peace and courageously handling the menace of terrorism