ISLAMABAD: A Turkish company has opened a visa application office in the federal capital on Saturday.
Turkish Ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul inaugurated Anatolia Travel Services' first office in Pakistan in a ceremony attended by various Turkish businessmen and Pakistani officials.
Underlining that the office will help Pakistani people easily obtain visas to visit Turkey, Yurdakul said that this initiative will have a positive impact on increasing the numbers of Pakistanis visiting Turkey.
Yurdakul urged Turkish citizens to visit Pakistan with its "beautiful people" who he said would be received warmly in the country.
He praised the travel company and underscored that such initiatives will strengthen the friendship and bilateral relations between the two countries.
A senior government official welcomed the facility's opening, noting that Islamabad hopes more Turkish companies will come and invest in Pakistan.
"Pakistanis love their Turkish brothers and sisters and we wish to see more Turkish companies come here," said federal secretary Sayed Abu Ahmad Akif.
With the office, Anatolia Travel Services will provide services for tourism, business, health and education visas to Turkey as well as hotel reservations, flight bookings, and travel insurance.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 15th, 2019.