PM Gilani and not Prez Musharraf to visit Turkey

June 6th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI  

Pervez Musharraf

Lahore , June 6 (ANI): Though Pakistans foreign office has maintained a silence on it, in a latest development, perhaps signifying growth of democracy in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani would visit Ankara instead of President Pervez Musharraf, who has reportedly dropped his scheduled state visit to Turkey .

Parrying questions about the crucial change of plan of Turkey visit, FO spokesman Muhammad Sadiq merely stated that Musharraf would not be going to Turkey , the Daily Times reported.

On the agenda were important tripartite talks involving Afghanistan , Pakistan and Turkey , in which the host nation will play the mediator, added the paper. (ANI)

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