Pakistan premier hails Erdogan’s parliament speech

– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won hearts of Pakistani people, says Imran Khan

By Islamuddin Sajid

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan’s premier on Friday applauded Turkish president’s speech at the joint session of parliament in the capital Islamabad.

"Today, Mr. President [Recep Tayyip Erdogan] made a historic speech in the Pakistani parliament and I can say you can win the next election in Pakistan after this address," Imran Khan said in a lighter mood at the Pakistan-Turkey Business and Investment Forum.

Khan said Erdogan won the hearts of Pakistani people with his speech.

The Pakistani prime minister noted that all parliamentarians — including those in the opposition — appreciated Erdogan’s speech.

"It’s a great tribute to you, Mr. President. It shows the love and affection of people have for you in Pakistan," Khan added.