ISLAMABAD, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani leaders held talks with visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu here on Wednesday on ways to boost bilateral relations in various fields including trade and investment.
Cavusoglu, who arrived in Pakistan on a three-day visit on Tuesday, called on Pakistani President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
Both sides agreed to maintain high-level exchanges and further solidify and expand bilateral cooperation to the mutual benefit of the two countries and peoples.
According to a statement from the Pakistani presidential office, Alvi informed the Turkish foreign minister that Pakistan's ranking of ease of doing business had tremendously improved and Turkish investors could capitalize on investment opportunities in the country.
Meanwhile, Pakistani Prime Minister Khan stressed the importance of forging a robust economic partnership between the two countries during his meeting with Cavusoglu, said a statement from the prime minister's office, adding that the shared resolve on both sides to further upgrade trade, investment, defense, educational and cultural cooperation was reaffirmed.
The Turkish foreign minister said Turkey is keen to improve trade relations with Pakistan, adding that Turkey would continue encouraging Turkish companies to invest in Pakistan. Enditem