Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is in the top trends on Twitter, as he addressed the National Assembly of Pakistan on Friday during his ongoing two-day trip to Pakistan.


In his heartwarming speech at the joint session of NA, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Pakistan is his second home adding that he can never be a stranger in Pakistan. Adding that, “If we won’t love our Pakistani brothers & sisters then who we will love?”. Chest of millions of Pakistanis swelled with pride and warmth with the overwhelming expression of love and brotherhood of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

He even praised great poets Allama Iqbal and Mirza Ghalib in his speech.


In his speech, Erdogan highlighted the historical relations between Pakistan and Turkey. Social media users showered praise on Recep Tayyip Erdogan for reinforcing and recalling deep brotherly relations between the two Islamic countries.

Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (PM) on Information has said Turkish President’s fourth address to the joint session of parliament is reflective of everlasting friendship between Pakistan and Turkey.


She said the sixth session of high-level consultation on Pak-Turk Strategic Partnership is evidence of further closeness between two countries. She stated Turkish president visit will take bilateral economic, trade and cultural ties to new peaks and it will open new avenues for cooperation in economic and trade fields.

She took to Twitter saying Pakistan and Turkey are tied in bonds of unprecedented friendship and these relations based on common religion and culture are rooted deep in the hearts of the peoples of two countries.

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She underlined the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkey are touching new heights under the leadership of Imran Khan and Tayyip Erdogan.

People of Pakistan hold Turkish leadership and people of Turkey in high esteem in their hearts for extending wholehearted support by Turkey to Pakistan in the UN General Assembly on Kashmir issue. We express gratitude to Turkey over its principled stand on Indian Occupied Kashmir.

It is to be noted that Turkey and Malaysia have given strong support to Pakistan after India’s revocation of Article 35 and Kashmiri statehood. Both countries have received a stringent backlash from India for this. In the case of Malaysia – India has stated it will stop importing palm oil from the country to which the PM Imran Khan during Mahathir’s recent visit said Pakistan would do as much as it could to make up for this.