ANKARA, 17 July 2012: On the invitation of the Chairman Senate and the Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Cemil ÇIÇEK, Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) today embarked on a three-day official visit of PakistanAmbassador of Pakistan to Turkey H.E. Mr. Muhammad Haroon Shaukat and officers of the Pakistan Embassy bid farewell to the dignitary at Ankara Airport. Members of the delegation included Mr. Burhan Kayaturk, Member Parliament and President of the Turkey-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group; Ms Özlem Yemişçi; Member Parliament; Mr. Oktay Ozturk, Member Parliament; and senior officials of the TGNA.

During the visit, the delegation will be meeting with the Speaker National Assembly, Chairman Senate besides courtesy calls on the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan. This highest level visit from the Turkish Parliament will further strengthen friendship between the parliaments of the two brotherly countries.