During his visit to Mr. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul, Mr. Tahir Shahbaz Syed, Mayor of Islamabad, Pakistan, said he was truly impressed by the developments in Istanbul and added “We can learn a lot from Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality”.
Istanbul is ready to support Pakistan and Islamabad in every way
Stating that Turkey never forgot the aid that it received from the people of Pakistan during the War of Independence, Mr. Topbaş said: “We feel very close to Pakistan and we see it as a brotherly nation. We are very generous to you as Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. Mr. Shahbaz Sharif, the Chief Minister of Punjab, also requested support from us in many fields and we provided him with all kinds of support. We are willing to continue offering all kinds of support for the future for the prosperity and happiness of the people of Pakistan”.
Emphasizing that Istanbul was a much bigger city as compared to Islamabad, Tahir Shahbaz Syed, Mayor of Islamabad said “I’ve been truly impressed by the developments in Istanbul. We can learn a lot from Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. We will maintain our contacts with your units to benefit from your knowledge and experience.”