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27 April 2017 Last updated 3 minutes ago

Erdogan arrives in Lahore to warm reception

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A banquet is organised in Erdogan's honour at the fort File Photo A banquet is organised in Erdogan's honour at the fort

Reccep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish president has arrived in Lahore to attend a dinner hosted by the Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab while the provincial capital has been decorated including routes from Allama Iqbal International Airport to Mall Road and Lahore Fort.

Erdogan’s visit to Lahore will conclude his two-day trip to Pakistan along with first lady of Turkey and a delegation of ministers.

Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam and some other linking roads are closed for traffic over arrival of the guests.

Earlier in the day, Erdogan addressed two joint press conferences with the Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad before which he had attended a dinner hosted by President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday night.

Key engagement of the Turkish president during his visit remained address to the joint parliament which was attended by Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif.

Tonight in Lahore, a banquet is organised in Erdogan’s honour at the fort following which he would depart for Turkey.