Trade ICCI seeks help of Turkish Airline for establishing direct air link between ECO Pak

April 22, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Pakistan and Turkey have historic brotherly relations; therefore Turkish Airline being global airlines wants to further enhance mutual relationship and deep love held between Pakistani people and the Turkish people.

Mr.Alp Yavuzeser, General Manager, Turkish Airlines North & Central Pakistan Region made these remarks during a meeting with Mr.Zafar Bakhtawari, President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry ICCI.

He upheld the friendship between Turkey and Pakistan and vowed to help Pakistan in all the times, adding that there is no example of the friendship and love held between Pakistani and Turkish people.

General Manager said that 49 % of the Turkish Airline is owned by the Turkish Government, adding that it is also working towards achieving the goal of daily flights between Pakistan and Turkey instead of 3flights in a week from major cities of Pakistan. He said that increased number of flights would bring the people of both nations closer to each other.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Zafar Bakhtawari, President ICCI the love between Pakistani and the Turkish people is exemplary and it is high time to transform these brotherly relations into bilateral economic and commercial ties. He said that the people of Pakistan and Turkey are bound in eternal relations of friendship, brotherhood and affection which are getting stronger with the passage of time.

He urged the General Manager of Turkish Airline to consider connecting Istanbul-Baku-Islamabad through at least two of its flights in a week which would help businessmen in visiting each other’s country and exploring new areas of commercial linkages as well as it enhance mutual relationship between Pakistan and Azerbaijan.

Mr.Bakhtawari was of the view that direct airlink between Pakistan and ECO countries could also be established through Turkish Airline which would ultimately further improve bilateral relation between Eco countries sand Pakistan. He expressed hope that Turkish Airline would consider proposals of ICCI which would generate a regional harmony within and across the region.