Pakistan’s National Defence University delegation visits Turkey

Islamabad, April 17, 2019: A 20-member delegation of National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan, headed by Brig. Waheed Gul Satti is visiting Turkey as part of its Foreign Study Tour from 14-21 April.

The delegation includes senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces, Civil Service and officers from friendly countries who are attending the National Security and War Course, according to a message received here.

Pakistan Ambassador to Turkey Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi briefed the group about the fraternal Pakistan-Turkey relationship during the delegation’s visit of the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara.

“Sky is the limit for further elevating our ties, particularly in the field of defense,” said Ambassador Qazi.

He noted that efforts were under way to further strengthen ties in the economic field. The Ambassador updated that both countries would soon sign Pakistan-Turkey Strategic Economic Framework Plan of Action, which will provide a solid foundation and framework for boosting bilateral economic ties.

The NDU delegation visited Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and its affiliated think-tank, Center for Strategic Research (SAM). The delegates interacted with senior diplomats, academicians and researchers and exchanged views on regional and global situation with the Turkish participants. 

During their stay in Istanbul, the NDU delegation will be visiting Turkish National Defence University and Multinational Joint Warfare Center. It will also have an interactive session with the President and researchers of think-tank Association of Justice Defenders Strategic Studies Center (ASSAM).

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