Turkish President congratulates his Pakistani counterpart

Turkish President Gul congratulated his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Hussain over the phone.

Turkish President congratulates his Pakistani counterpart
Turkish President Abdullah Gul held a phone conversation with Pakistan's newly elected President Mamnoon Hussain to congratulate him. 

Referring to the friendship between the two countries, Gul expressed hope that relations between Turkey and Pakistan would further improve during his presidency. 

Gul also talked to former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over the phone and thanked him for cooperating with Turkey in the exercise of his duties. 

President Mamnoon Hussain, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's nominee, won the country's presidential election on July 30 securing 432 votes against his rival's 77.

Hussain, 73, will be sworn in as the 12th president of Pakistan on August 9, a day after President Asif Ali Zardari's five-year term in office ends.

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Last Mod: 01 Ağustos 2013, 14:59
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