ANAKRA, 30 August 2011:  The Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey H.E. Mr. Muhammad Haroon Shaukat hosted Şeker Bayram reception here today that was attended by a large number of Turkish dignitaries, members of Pakistan community, and Embassy officials. Congratulating the guests on the auspicious occasion, Mr. Shaukat said the Embassy is gearing efforts to create interface between the business communities of Pakistan and Turkey that will be instrumental in further enhancing the existing traditional brotherly relations as well as help to boost economic ties. 

During his interaction with guests, Mr. Shaukat briefed them about the steps being taken by the democratic government of Pakistan for economic development. He said Pakistan is keen to have investors from Turkey in productive sectors of economy such as energy, infrastructure, agro-based industries, etc.  The guests expressed their complete solidarity with the transformative agenda of the democratic government of Pakistan. They also appreciated the goodwill gesture of the Embassy and assured their full support to the Ambassador and his team. 

On behalf of the people and Government of Pakistan, the Ambassador congratulated the people of Turkey on Zafer Bayram.  

Photo captions:  Ambassador M. Haroon Shaukat and his wife in a group photo with children of Pakistan community at Eid day reception he hosted in Ankara on 30th August 2011.