Ambassador Sohail Mahmood emphasizes enhanced cultural collaboration during visit to Cubuk

Ankara, May 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood visited the Cubuk Municipality in Ankara and met with Mayor Dr. Tuncay Acehan. Both sides highlighted the deep fraternal ties between Pakistan and Turkey and affirmed their resolve to work together to promote bilateral cultural collaboration.

Ambassador Sohail Mahmood also thanked Dr. Acehan for the establishment of “Pakistan Corner” in the Cubuk City Museum. Mayor Dr. Tuncay Acehan highlighted the special feelings of the Turkish people towards Pakistan. The Mayor also invited Pakistan to take part in the 11th Cubuk Cultural Festival in 2015. He also presented the Cubuk Agat stone to the Ambassador on the occasion.

Separately, Ambassador Sohail Mahmood visited the Cubuk City Museum and saw the Pakistan Corner, established there last year. The Ambassador appreciated the artistic presentation of the life of the people of Cubuk in the historical and cultural perspective and commended the efforts of the Museum personnel. The Ambassador later visited a Pickle Processing Centre. Cubuk is also famous in Turkey and abroad for its pickles.

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