Islamabad Nov 2, 2015: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has felicitated Turkish President and Prime Minister on the electoral success of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in elections on Sunday that gave the Party clear parliamentary majority.
In a message the former President said that the people of Turkey have made known their preference and choice namely political stability and continuity at a time when the region surrounding their country is faced with unsettling events.
On behalf of the Pakistan Peoples Party and on behalf of myself I wish to congratulate our Turkish brethren in making their choice known in a smooth and peaceful manner on Sunday.
Turkey has made phenomenal progress during the past over a decade and has been a factor of stability in the region. The Sunday election has raised hopes that the trajectory of development, prosperity and stability will continue in the years ahead to the benefit of the Turkish people and stability of the region, he said.
He said that Turkey and Pakistan had most cordial relations and expressed the hope that these relations will continue to grow from strength to strength in the years ahead.