Pakistan congratulates Erdogan on poll win

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has congratulated Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his election as president.

He said on Monday: “Your elevation to the highest office in Turkey is a reaffirmation of the Turkish nation’s trust in your dynamic leadership, under which Turkey has made impressive strides in all fields."

"I am confident that under your sagacious and visionary leadership, Turkey will continue its march towards greater prosperity, success and stability."

Sharif said that Pakistan and Turkey were bound by a deep-rooted, fraternal and abiding friendship. “I have no doubt that during your presidency, these bonds will further deepen and our strategic partnership will continue to grow from strength to strength," he added.

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