ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif supplied felicitations to the president of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his historic win in Sunday’s vote.
“Heartiest congratulations to my expensive brother H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his historic re-election as President, Republic of Turkiye,” he mentioned in a tweet on social media platform Twitter on Sunday.
“He is likely one of the few world leaders whose politics has been anchored in public service. He has been a pillar of energy for the oppressed Muslims and a fervent voice for his or her inalienable rights.”
“His presidential victory and that of AKP in parliamentary elections is critical in so some ways, reflecting the belief & confidence of the Turkish folks in his dynamic management,” he mentioned.
“The bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkiye will proceed to remain on an upward trajectory. I keenly stay up for working with him to additional deepen our strategic partnership according to the superb brotherhood between our two peoples,” he added.
Erdogan claims victory
Erdogan claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential election on Sunday, a win that might steer his more and more authoritarian rule into a 3rd decade.
Addressing supporters, Erdogan mentioned voters had given him the accountability to rule for the subsequent 5 years.
“The one winner is Turkey,” he mentioned, addressing cheering supporters from atop a bus in Istanbul.
Closing official outcomes have but to be launched.
There was no quick response to Erdogan’s victory speech from his challenger, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
The election had been seen as probably the most consequential but for Turkey, with the opposition believing it had a robust likelihood of unseating Erdogan after his reputation was hit by a cost-of-living disaster.