Turkey and Pakistan have inked a memorandum of understanding of the Turkish Education Foundation's status and activities., Report informs, referring to Anadolu.
The document was signed by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Pakistani Education Minister Shevket Mahmoud.
According to the memorandum, the Turkish Education Foundation will be recognized as an international NGO in Pakistan, and its investment and assets will be protected. At present, the organization has nine student dormitories and more than 1,800 employees in the country. The foundation educates more than 12,000 students on 27 campuses in 10 cities, including the Pakistani capital Islamabad.
The ministers met at the Pakistani Foreign Ministry in Islamabad. They discussed bilateral relations, regional and international issues.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanked Turkey for its position on Kashmir.
The meetings were held within the framework of the Turkey-Pakistan Strategic Economic Cooperation.