Turkey and Pakistan enjoy deep, historical and beneficial bilateral relationship. It is highly appreciable that both the governments are committed to support each other in times of need. Ankara has always been an important capital for Pakistan. Turkey has important economic linkages with Europe which can also benefit Pakistan by establishing long term economic ties with Turkey. Both the countries have strong defense and strategic ties with each other. The recent visit of Tayyip Erdogan would further strengthen and enhance bilateral ties between two brotherly states. Pakistan's strong ties with Turkey are in the best interest of the region.