Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday telephoned Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and congratulated him for assuming charge of his office.
Erdogan said he is very happy to hear that you( Shehbaz) have been elected Prime Minister of Pakistan.
I am sure that under your leadership fraternal relations between Pakistan and Turkey will be further strengthened, President Erdogan added.
On the ocassion, PM Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan and Turkey are trustworthy brothers, they want to bring closer ties between the two countries.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif thanked President Erdogan for telephoning and congratulating him and expressed his best wishes.