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Senior Pakistani officials in Turkey for talks

08 March 2010 [19:45] - TODAY.AZ
Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Parliament Speaker Fehmida Mirza of Pakistan and the accompanying lawmakers.

The closed-door meeting lasted for about 45 minutes.

Mirza will be received by President Abdullah Gul on Tuesday.

She is also set to meet with Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin.

After partaking in a luncheon to be hosted by Sahin in her honor by, Mirza will hold talks with Murat Mercan, chairman of the Turkish Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Burhan Kayaturk, chairman of Turkey-Pakistan Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group.

Mirza and the accompanying Pakistani lawmakers will proceed to Istanbul on Wednesday.

They are expected to depart from Turkey on Friday.

/World Bulletin/

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