ANKARA: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in Turkey on a two-day visit to the country.
He was received by Ambassador Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi and senior officials of Pakistan embassy at the airport.
He will represent Pakistan at the meeting of foreign ministers of 14 countries also called Heart of Asia in Istanbul. Foreign Minister will also address Heart of Asia Conference. During the conference, mutual cooperation and welfare issues will also be discussed. The Conference will be jointly presided over by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu and his Afghan counterpart Idrees Zaman.
The first Heart of Asia Istanbul Process conference was held in 2011 in Istanbul on Afghanistan.
The conference includes fourteen countries including Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates.