ISLAMABAD: Turkish Ambassador in Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul on behalf of his government has proposed both countries sign an agreement to allow dual citizenship for their citizens.
According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s interior ministry, the move came during a meeting between Federal Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmad Shah and the Turkish Ambassador to Islamabad.
In response to the Turkish offer, the federal interior minister said: “The draft was under consideration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was on board with us”. He said “We hope to reach a mutual conclusion soon,” the statement added.
Shah also welcomed the establishment of mutual training programs and the upgrading of law enforcement equipment with Turkey. The ambassador and minister also mutually agreed on continuing the training programs being held to improve the capacity of the workforce.
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