World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Saturday met with former Pakistani Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Turkish capital, Ankara.
"We have underlined the friendship and brotherhood between the two countries as well as the benefits of strengthening and improving cooperation in political, economic, social and cultural relations," Bozdag told reporters after the meeting.
Bozdag said Gilani and Turkish Prime Minister were the two architects of the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council to move relations further in strategic terms.
Gilani, on his part, said that Turkey and Pakistan should strengthen and accelerate relations between the two nations.