ANKARA, 28 March 2011: Pakistan’s President Mr. Asif Ali Zardari on 25 March telephoned President Abdullah Gul of Turkey and talked about the recent incident of the deliberate desecration of the Holy Quran by a lunatic in Florida and the need for collectively urging the UN to take note of it and evolve plans for promoting cultural and religious harmony in the world. The President said that it was time that the downward slide of rationality and sanity was arrested through concerted national and international efforts. The two Presidents agreed that deliberate desecration of the Holy Quran was a most despicable act and that steps needed to be taken to prevent the recurrence of such irrational acts. The two leaders also discussed bilateral ties and regional situation.