Pakistan, Turkey pondering over joint projects for promotion of Islamic heritage: Dr Firdous
ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday said Pakistan and Turkey were pondering over joint projects for promotion and preservation of Islamic architecture and heritage.
“Exhibitions and workshops will be conducted to promote cultural heritage and Islamic calligraphy,” she said in a series of tweets.
The special assistant termed the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) between the state media of Pakistan and Turkey as a welcome and positive step.
She said these MOUs will enable both the countries to screen each other’s dramas and promote the cause of Muslim Ummah.
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Firdous Ashiq Awan said both the countries had also agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of cinema which would help them revive and promote the industry.
Pakistan and Turkey have reiterated their firm resolve to transform bilateral fraternal relations into an ever-expanding, mutually beneficial, strategic partnership between the two countries.
A joint declaration issued at the conclusion of 6th session of Pakistan-Turkey High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Islamabad on Friday night, reaffirmed that the time-tested and unparalleled relations between the two countries were embedded in a common historical, religious and cultural heritage.
The two sides emphasized that the bilateral fraternal relations were a sacred trust that must be protected, nurtured and transmitted onwards to successive generations as common heritage.
The statement underlined the importance and centrality of Turkey-Pakistan High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council mechanism in expanding Turkey-Pakistan bilateral relations.
The leadership of the two countries welcomed the finalization of the landmark Pakistan-Turkey Declaration of Strategic Economic Framework and Action Plan.
The joint declaration reiterated common resolve of the two countries to fight the scourge of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.