Pak-Turk friendship body chief gets Tamgha-e-Imtiaz

Published: March 24, 2012
Kayaturk being awarded the prestigious title. PHOTO: MYRA IQBAL

Kayaturk being awarded the prestigious title. PHOTO: MYRA IQBAL

ISLAMABAD: 

Pakistan-Turkey Friendship Association (PTFA) President Burhan Kayaturk  was given Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in a presidential ceremony on Friday.

In his 11-year tenure, Kayaturk has helped Pakistan get assistance in the fields of transportation, solid waste management, energy generation and real estate development.

Kayaturk was honoured in a ceremony at the Pak-China Friendship Centre on Thursday night. He said, “Around 350 of the 500 members of the Turkish parliament are a part of PTFA.”

He added that enhanced cooperation and experience sharing in the education sector can prove fruitful for both the countries.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 24th, 2012.