Turkish Consul General urge people of Pakistan and Turkey to learn eachother’s languages

''People of Pakistan and Turkey are bound together by a joint mystic tradition, encompassing in single string spiritual poetic legacy.''

ANKARA, TURKEY – JANUARY 04: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) as they pose for a photo following their joint press conference at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on January 04, 2019. ( Halil Sağırkaya – Anadolu Agency )


To take full advantage of the similarity between the two languages, Turkish and Urdu, Tolga Ucak, the Turkish Consul General (CG), in Karachi has asked people of Pakistan to learn Turkish. The languages share 5,000 common words.

The ceremony in the welcome of the CG was hosted at the Senate Hall of Vice-Chancellor Secretariat. While speaking at a ceremony organized by SU (Sindh University) in his honor on Sunday, Mr. Ucak said that despite the geographical differences between the two nations, the people of the two countries throb together because of the immense love they have for one another.

“Turkey offers multiple exchanges and regular scholarship opportunities in diverse fields. I will insist upon the SU faculty and students to surf online to avail of them,” – the CG stated.

Mr. Ucak said that the relationship these two nations have goes a long way back, and the love is continuing generation after generation. Further on, he stated how their consulate is doing work in Karachi to promote positive relationships between the two countries.

“Our deeply rooted relations are not only continuing in a steady way but getting different dimensions. Our consulate in Karachi is doing its best to promote ties between people and institutions of two countries,” – he further stated

People of Pakistan and Turkey are bound together by a joint mystic tradition, encompassing in single string spiritual poetic legacy of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, Allama Mohammad Iqbal, and Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.” – Dr. Fateh Mohammad Burfat, Sindh University VC professor, said.

As per Dr. Fateh, the people of the two countries have a wide range of cohesion, in social, economic, civil, religions, professional domains, and the academic sphere. He also highlighted the part played by Khilafat Movement in helping Ottoman Caliphate in 1885, when the Ottoman Empire was facing a rough time.

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