Turkey is looking to assist Pakistan in shipyard operations by exchanging technology and experience. This was disclosed by a Turkish delegation led by Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan in a meeting with the Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi.
Cahit emphasized bilateral cooperation in the shipping sector where Pakistan can be assisted in shipyard operations by exchanging technology and experience.
Pakistani manpower will be given preferential opportunities in Turkish companies. Once the details and other necessary protocols are finalized, bilateral MOUs will be signed to ensure expeditious implementation.
The Turkish side also showed interest in CPEC and expressed its support for the infrastructure development of Pakistan. Pakistan and Turkey have a long history of relations whereby both countries have stood by each other through thick and thin.
Ali Zaidi was accompanied by Secretary Maritime Affairs Rizwan Ahmed, Additional Secretary Nadir Mumtaz Warraich and Joint Secretary Kamran Farooq Ansari in the meeting