Islamabad (HRNW) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a joint session of Parliament today (Friday).
He arrived in Islamabad on Thursday evening on a two-day visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
This was the fourth time President Erdogan addressed Pakistan’s Parliament and made him the foreign leader with the highest number of Pakistani Parliament addresses.
The joint chiefs of staff are also at Parliament for the address.
He was welcomed to the House by MNAs and senators pounding their desks. The national anthems of Pakistan and Turkey were played in the assembly ahead of his address.
President Erdogan began his speech by thanking the MNAs and senators. He also praised his welcome in Islamabad.
I have never felt like a stranger in Pakistan, he said, adding that he feels like he is in his own home. He also lauded the closeness between Pakistanis and Turks.