The visit of Turkish President Erdogan to Pakistan bringing positive vibes as far as Pak-Turk relations and trade is concerned. To keep relations stronger, countries build up military ties so that these relations could stay longer.
The military leaders of Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to take defence and military ties to new heights, besides strengthening strategic relations between the two countries.
According to ISPR, Turkish Chief of General Staff General Hulusi Akar met Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood at the Joint Staff Headquarters on Thursday 17th of December.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also met Cheif of General staff. Matters of mutual interest, with emphasis on geo-strategic location and security challenges, came under discussion during the meeting. Both sides reaffirmed the commitment to further the bond of friendship and enhance bilateral cooperation between the two armed forces. The visiting dignitary lauded the professionalism of the Pakistani armed forces and acknowledged the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in fight against terrorism.
These relations can be increased further by increasing military ties. Both armies can learn from each others’experiences. Turkey can get JF-17 thunder from Pakistan and can get training from PakArmy as we have fought against terrorism like no one else.